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Hello and thanks for visiting my blog. I have been knitting on and off for 50 years and I recently learned to crochet. I love looking for wool bargains and making them into something useful. I mainly knit for charity. I occasionally knit for myself and family members if I find a really good pattern or if they ask nicely!!

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

The blanket edging changes colour...





The diagonal baby blanket is still a work in progress.  I carried out my plan to knit the edging in 4 different colours.  Here is the first corner where I changed from green to yellow.  I'm liking the effect.  Next comes lilac, followed by pink.

I'm forging ahead on this blanket at the moment because a builder will descend on us soon to rip out our kitchen and install a new one....hopefully in time for Christmas! Living dangerously!


12 comments:

  1. New kitchens are great, when complete. Your blanket is lovely!

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    1. The builder is highly recommended and Hubby has seen some of his work. He works long days and doesn't need constant cups of tea. There is a very good chance it will be complete by Christmas. Famous last words...

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  2. I love it! How fun! That's going to be a stunner when finished!

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  3. The colour change is very effective, Una. It sets iff the multicolour blanket really well.

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    1. That was exactly my thinking. I might do this again in the future.

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  4. You have left the kitchen very last minute Una I hope they get it finished in time! I have my fingers crossed for you. The border is looking very pretty I can't wait to see it finished. :) xx

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    1. Our daughter is up in Scotland this Christmas, so it was always going to be a quiet one here. We are just going to chill out and play it by ear.

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  5. The edging pattern is so pretty. The color change is a neat idea. Enjoy your new kitchen. How exciting!

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  6. What a great idea for the blanket edging! I hope that all goes well with the kitchen and that it is fabulous! xx

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  7. It looks fantastic, I love that idea.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  8. That is a beautiful edging, and the color change looks so smooth and perfect. Enjoy your new kitchen!

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