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Topic: "The Hebridean" - a blanket for the Highlands  (Read 1420 times)
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« on: January 02, 2013 12:52:30 PM »

This was my big knitting project in 2012, a throw blanket for my sister-in-law.  Made from this pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sock-yarn-blanket made with Kroy Efx sock yarn and size 4 needles. 
Its a more restrained companion to the patchwork blanket I made for my sister, who requested a blanket in Scottish colors.
The whole thing is 42x 60 a good size for snuggling on the couch and reading or watching football.

And its lined with a nice weathered plaid flannel for extra warmth!

I really love this blanket, and enjoyed the process.  Id love to have one myself, but I dont think I have the patience to ever make something this big with needles this small again!
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2013 01:28:44 PM »

This is absolutely beautiful!  And would take me from now till eternity to finish - good job!

« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2013 01:29:09 PM »

This looks beautiful, I love your choice of colour, it looks so wintry and calm. Well done for having the patience Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2013 01:36:17 PM »

wow.  that is gorgeous!   Shocked

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« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2013 01:43:58 PM »

I love that soft coloured wool - like a heather mixture.  The shades are so beautiful and shimmer in the diamond shapes. Thanks for sharing it.
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« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2013 10:37:23 AM »

It's beautiful!
I love the colours.
Your SIL is so lucky to have you in her life.

« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2013 11:14:08 PM »

Very pretty!  You must have a lot of patience!


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