Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Yarn Along

Have you ever thought about it...
A ball of yarn and two sticks...keep me entertained for hours.

Last week I started a new blanket in shades of purple, for my great niece Madelyn.
I have never knitted anything for her,
she is only 8 months old and still has plenty of time to use a blanket.
When she out grows it, she can use it for her dolls.
Her mom Christine is the type of person who treasures handmade...
I know this gesture will mean a lot to her.

My sea glass from Sunday, the small pretty shell has a crab in it.
It appears he/she has passed on.


I am happy with the colors, although I would have liked the darkest purple to be a light gray.
They were out of that color, so I went with the dark purple.


This blanket is still at the same point.
I will start back up on this one when I finish the purple one.

16 comments:

  1. It is amazing what one can do with a ball of wool and two sticks, isn't it. =) Loving this new blanket, Debbie. Gotta love the colour purple!!

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  2. I love your work, Debbie. The new colours are great,

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  3. I'm sure this will become a keepsake.I definitely should, cause it's so beautiful and made with love.

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  4. I love your sea glass displays. My daughter found a piece of "sea" glass when we were at Loch Ness!! I wonder if Nessie was drinking a Coke in a bottle.

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  5. I am so surprised you started a new on and hadn't finished the other one. Maybe it is just me that has that rule:)

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  6. The dark purple looks like the deepest part of the sea!

    I have a blanket my grandma crocheted when I was 10. My now 13 year old is asleep under it at this moment! (Yes, at 11:30 am...haha)

    "Live a life you love."

    I love that saying!

    Thank you for your kind comment on my blog today.

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  7. Debbie, this is gorgeous!
    I absolutely love the colors you chose for it.
    xo.

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  8. Ah yes, and my kitty would agree with you too. What a lovely piece you're working on. The colors are lovely!

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  9. Get that rotting crab off that blanket!!! You'll have a stink you can't wash out!!!LOL
    Sure are pretty colors.

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  10. I love your work, Debbie. The new colours are great,i really like your good idea so much.Thank for sharing.

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  11. You are doing such a beautiful job with these, and it always feels good to give to someone you know will treasure the work and love that goes into these creations!

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  12. Debbie, That is so pretty. I love how you make those blankets. Did I ever tell you my mom loved purple. I can not even see that color without thinking of her. Blessings to you, xoxo, Susie

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  13. Lovely colourways Debbie ...

    All the best Jan

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  14. I love the purple and white colors of this lovely blanket. I know that your Great Neice will treasure this gift of love.
    Sending loving thoughts and hugs your way!

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