23 January 2015

Finishes finishes

I have several finishes to share with you.

It hasn't all been knitting and crocheting. I actually have a quilt done. This is for my grand-niece, Jordan. She loves pink and purple, can you tell? I cut some leftover Cuddle fabric (left over from making jammies) into 10" squares and put it on the back. Oh, never again! I just did not enjoy that process.

This quilt was made TOTALLY from stash. I am so proud of myself for that accomplishment. Because of the stretchy quality of the Cuddle I put the quilt under the sewing machine needle and tacked it down using a bar tack. There was no way I was going to try to quilt this.


The Skyp Socks are finally, finally finished. I started these in Sep 2014 and finished them today. This pic shows them blocking. What can I say? I got extremely bored with them.

And one more finish. I had two skeins of off white acrylic yarn, so I cast on for an enlarged version of Grandmother's Favorite dishcloth, only this is a baby swaddling blanket as it is 30" square. Easiest knitted baby blanket EVEH!

And on the hook is one more crocheted baby blanket. It's the last one for a while, I swear! Honest.

I'm linking up to Judy L's Patchwork Times.

9 comments:

  1. Dishcloth baby blanket. Great idea!

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  2. Your Skyp socks look very good. I think your baby blanket made from the dishcloth pattern is an ingenious idea. It look pretty.

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  3. you have been BUSY as usual, love the colors in the quilt, and still looking at that baby dishcloth blanket, I really love that pattern.

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  4. You have been busy!!

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  5. Your swaddling blanket looks oh-so comfy and the quilt is sure to be loved and cuddled under for a long time to come... I love the back!! Great finishes (socks too); YAY, Paula!

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  6. Good job on the Skyp socks; I'm stalled on mine, too. I've done a couple "dishcloth" baby blankets and have liked the results also. Love that quilt! Bravo for conquering the Cuddle fabric; I've had a few words with Minkie. They sound similar.

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  7. Great work on all the finishes!!

    I can imagine the time spent on those socks... that's a long leg section!!

    I would like to whip up a baby blanket soon, and I was considering the washcloth pattern, which I have made countless times. Yours turned into a beautiful blanket!!

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  8. You certainly have no problem keeping busy! Yay for finishes!

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  9. I've wondered how that fabric is too work with...I'm avoiding it. Those gorgeous socks! Might have been a bore to knit, but very nice results. And I really like the dishcloth style swaddling blanket.

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