Monday, 25 January 2016

Phew!

 
 
Well all 100 of the main squares of my blanket are now complete...the second picture shows what yarn was left as I completed my last square, phew, more luck than judgement!
 
I've just a row of white to edge each square, I have however almost run out, so a couple more balls have been ordered. I must say, I was pleased when there was no postage charges. Once the white is done I can crochet them together. I will post some more pictures when it's finished.
 
Mr Landscape Man is coming out tomorrow, to look at putting some steps and a path down to my studio, I'm crossing my fingers that it's affordable, as it will make the garden much more accessible for me...where's Alan Titchmarsh when you need him! ;)
 
Hope you have a good week my lovelies, hopefully I will be back soon with a blanket to show, and a thumbs up with those steps!
 
 
 
Amanda :) xxx
 
 
 
 

 

27 comments:

  1. I always think I am running short of wool,order some more,find I have loads left which prompts me to start another blanket and so it goes on and on and on!!!

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    1. Yep, it's the chicken and the egg dilemma ;) xxx

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  2. Ooo where did you find yarn with no postage charge?

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    1. Deremores- there was always free postage after spending over a certain amount but my little purchase was free P&P- well impressed! ;) xxx

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  3. Thank goodness it lasted and you could get more of the yarn that you needed! Hope that all goes well with the landscaping! xx

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    1. Me too Amy, spending money on steps isn't something I really want to be doing but it's essential if I want to be able to keep going down to the studio! ;) xxx

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  4. Think my comment got lost - was saying I have the chicken and egg thing too hence my ever increasing stash! Can't wait to see your finished blanket!
    Jillxo

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  5. Well done, your squares look so lovely and colourful! I hope your landscaping is affordable. Such a beautiful photo of Minnie, I can see the tip of her little pink tongue, so cute!
    xoxoxo ♡

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    1. She's constantly cleaning herself Dianne :) xxx

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  6. certainly no waste with spare wool here how lucky not to have run out when so little is left, squares will make into such a cosy blanket. Fingers crossed you get your steps and path ready for the summer so you can enjoy your little house, mind you think you use it all year, presume you have some form of heat in it

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    1. I know, I couldn't believe it! I've got a little heater in there Margaret, and because it's so well insulated it heats up quickly :) xxx

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  7. Crocheting looks lovely. That was lucky no postage on yarn
    Julie xxxxxxxx

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    1. Very, I hate having to pay postage when you only need a couple of balls, usually doubles the cost! ;) xxx

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    2. For some reason I am unable to comment on your posts again hence me attaching it here. Good luck with the steps and path fingers crossed there. Your squares are looking lovely and I love the blanket with the plain coloured squares and the odd patterned one it gorgeous. dee xx

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    3. Thanks Delia, that blanket was made for my hubbie but I've nabbed it from him! ;) xxx

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  8. Brilliant! you did well with the free p&p :-) looking forward to seeing the blanket made up. I hope the garden work goes well, your studio is so lovely it will be great for you to have it more accessible. X

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    1. Thanks Sharon, most days I'm ok but some days it's more difficult, I'm thinking more long term, whilst I try to keep as positive as possible, I also need to keep practical too :) xxx

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  9. You have been busy with your blanket and Otto does look as if he has grown so much! I would love it if you joined me "Through the garden gate". Hope you had a reasonable quote today! Sarah x

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    1. I think it will be great to record my garden over the year Sarah, thank you :) xxx

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  10. This is becoming such a lovely blanket. Gorgeous colours and how lucky that you had just enough yarn in those colours.
    I am looking forward to seeing the finnished blanket.
    Have a very nice evening.
    Love,
    Mirjam

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  11. Very nice work! you are so fast! ;-))
    Miriam

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    1. Thank you Miriam, I'm looking forward to seeing the finished blanket :) xxx

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  12. Hope your gardening news was good. I know the phew feeling, I had one yesterday when I completed my large blanket. Wouldn't it be lovely to relax like Minnie.

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    1. There's such a sense of satisfaction isn't there...well done, this one is only going to be a small one! :) xxx

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  13. Good luck with your garden. My name is lisa. I couldn't get the comments to work any other way. Sorry

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    1. Thank yo u for. Letting me know you are there Lisa, I think there are quite a few people that struggle to leave comments but I'm not sure why! :) xxx

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