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Gorgeous girly colours and squidgy sounds cosy! :))

They look LOVELY, Karen....such pretty shadings.  :))

Yikes that looks to me so hard to work with. Gorgeous squares Karen. 

This aran weight blanket has a few contibutors, let me explain........

In April, I was deighted to have two special visitors, Ros (from Australia) and Val (living in Canada), who are the sisters of our KAS sister Bev in Australia. Bev gave Ros a few parcels to give to Val, who she was meeting up with in Canada, before flying to the UK.

Val had arranged a visit with me, but kept it as a surprise for Ros...... so she was a bit surprised to see a strange lady waving madly at them when I met them at the station in Cardiff! Bev had sent a yarn gift for me, which was really beautiful and lovely to work with and it made the centre panel of this blanket. I was amazed to see each colour change happen at the end of a row! 

So thank you again Bev, Ros and Val for giving, and tranporting the yarn to me, it was a super gift made even more special by the very special delivery service!

Oh wow!!  A GORGEOUS blanket, Chris!! The centrepiece looks prettier than it did when it was a ball of yarn.  :))

A little girl is going to love the dazzling border and those beautiful, delicate butterflies.  xo

An absolute beauty and it has such an interesting back-story!  Whenever you look back at this picture I'm sure the happy memories of surprise visitors and gifts will flood right back to you.   Smashing ✔️❤️

What a very special blanket. And it's so beautiful. 

I found a really simple pattern for a TEDDY TOY based on an "Izzy doll" or "Africa Comfort Doll" .  (I didn't know where to post this comment)  also the idea can be adapted to make other toy animals really quickly. 

http://nannawithapurpose.blogspot.com/2016/10/knitting-teddies-in-o...

you can also see the picture on Pinterest.  

https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/598908450420945101/

Thank you, Arlene......and with instructions that are easy...  :))

Thank you for that - I'll take a good look.  It's pretty handy to have a lot of toy patterns for choice and use of keftivers.

WOW, Karen, what a terrific month it has been.   Between travel and computer problems, I have been absent most of the month, but have just spent a very happy time catching up on all the gorgeous squares and blankets, hats and handwarmers that are already showcased.   

Here is my first contribution this month … a blanket style that is probably familiar to KAS folk by now.   When I found a great online sale of Premier yarn Sweet Roll cakes, I bought one in every color, and made several versions of this blanket, but this special girl-colored one is the last of the bunch.   It is complemented by some smaller squares made with yarn that was a Christmas gift.

  • Gorgeous - love the rich purples.  Super neat crocheting of your signature design!!

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