Blogger finally wants to play nice again & let me upload piccies. Yay!! So here's my finished blanket. It comfortably fits on a single bed (maybe a tad short) & as you can see, is the perfect summer knitting project. Lol!! Well, it worked fine until it came time to join them (knitted 3-needle bind-off join) and do the I-cord border All. The way. Around.
That's a lot of garter stitch! And I was bitten by the mitred crosses blanket bug so bad, I've started another one. This time in pink/blue/green/brown bordered in grey. Not loving it quite so much the second time around, which doesn't bode so well for the yarn I bought in a fit of MUST MAKE BLANKETS for a third one. Well, there was a sale, and there was this lonely looking yummy yarn, and my credit card kinda leapt into my hand, and ... I'm hopeless.
Oh! and for Christmas, my lovely friend D gave me a sheep doorstop (works - and looks - soooo much better than the pair of shoes I'd been using!!), and THIS:
Love it! She knows me so well. (Mwah! for you D!!)