Creative

A Handmade Blanket

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Sewing is not one of my fortes but I do like to make quilts/easy blankets. Right now however I do not have a sewing machine so I took up this endeavor by hand—something very dumb of me to do in the middle of a big harvest season. My coworker is pregnant and due in a few weeks and I wanted to make something for the baby. Normally I would have used a machine to sew up a quick blanket or even crocheted but no, I did it the hard way.

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It turned out mostly good with a few blemishes but I think that adds to the charm. I miscalculated my width on a few of the rows—oh well!

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At least the end result was a nice blanket that I could gift—remind me not to do this again!

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