Monday, January 9, 2017

Flower Garden Blanket

I managed to wash wool between showers and get on with finishing the blanket. It's a bit bigger than I originally envisioned, 160 cm by 115 cm. The squares pattern is here and the tutorial for joining is here. The yarn is wool that I spun. Cream is the natural colour, the other colours I dyed in the microwave.

Quilting clips worked well to keep the strips together for joining:
Pins tend to disappear into the work and be difficult to find again. I don't want to post it off to my granddaughter with pins in it!

12 comments:

  1. Gorgeous ! She's going to be thrilled with this pretty blanket gift and use it for years to come !!!

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  2. It's beautiful! Those clips sure come in handy!

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  3. So pretty! Those clips look like just rhe thing.

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  4. Gorgeous blanket and the squares are lovely with the flowers in them

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  5. That is the prettiest granny square quilt I have seen. I love how the flowers are 3D.

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  6. That is a stunning work of art!!! :)

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  7. Jane.. really Queen size?? Too good..one again inspiring
    Thank you for sharing the link for the square.. I liked the bag too. Are you planning to make the bag next?

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    1. No it's not queen size, that's an optical illusion. No, I don't plan to make the bag.

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  8. you should be very proud of your blanket, it will brighten up any room!

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  9. I love your Flower Garden "Afghan" Blanket. It is lovely and what an amazing accomplishment for you to have also done all the wool yarn.

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