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Good morning!

Isn't my new knitting project cheerful? I'm trying to knit a little bit every day but not too much since it's cotton and cotton can be rough on my hands. This sweet little blanket is for our future grandchild. Yup, our son and daughter in law are expecting in early February and we are beyond excited. I made this blanket pattern for my nephew's son and loved it so much I decided to knit it again only in a medium size. I just might knit a small size as well since I bought a ton of yellow yarn. The repeated seed stitch stripes makes for potato chip knitting (just one more row!).

What are you working on this week?

Comments

  1. Congratulations to you and your family!! That is wonderful news (and a beautiful project!!)

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  2. What wonderful and exciting news!! Congratulations to your son and DIL. Very pretty project.

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  3. Congratulations to all on this wonderful news! Knitting for your future grandchild has to be some of the best knitting, and I'm so glad you are settling in to your new home and have time.

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  4. Congratulations on the grand baby news. That blanket it very cute. The yellow is do cheerful too.

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  5. Congratulations on the grandbaby. So exciting and wonderful. I love the fun yellow yarn you are using for the blanket. Enjoy the rest of the week!

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  6. A grand baby! How absolutely perfect. And what a lovely bit of knitting.

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  7. Hi Karen,
    WOW! ...CONGRATULATIONS!...and what a sweet blanket...
    ~Have a lovely day!

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  8. So exciting for you!!!! That yellow just makes my heart sing!

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  9. That does look pretty Karen, love the colour too. Congratulations on your news. Have you managed to give up work now? I'm working part time, since lockdown it's a lot less, which is good. Especially in the heat, it's exhausting Cx

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    1. I was babysitting part time but the lockdown ended that so I'm retired for now unless something else comes along. My husband retired last year right after the lockdown.

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  10. Congratulations! What a pretty blanket. I saved the pattern for future use.

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  11. CONGRATULATIONS! I’m so happy for you and your family. 🎉🥂 The blanket is a lovely color. ☺️

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  12. How wonderfu1! Big congratu1ations. !ove the sweet b1anket. Hooray

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  13. Congratulations! The news of a grandchild is so exciting. I am sure this will have a big impact on your knitting. And, yes, that is a cheerful color, one that your family will love.

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  14. Congratulations! I am so happy for you and your family :) The blanket looks like it will be so soft to snuggle with.

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  15. Congratulations!! Becoming a grandmother is just one of the best things in life. The blanket looks so sweet. I love the cheerful yellow.

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  16. Delightful news! I’m sure you are all beyond excited and the blanket is just perfect for a new wee one. Yellow also happens to be my fave color. Knit on and stay cool.
    Cheers~

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  17. Congratulations on the news of a new wee one joining the family. The blanket is going to be just perfect - I may be a bit decided as yellow is my fave color.
    Cheers~

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  18. Such exciting news! Congrats to you all.

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  19. Congratulations! that's the best news I've read in today's blogging catchup!!

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  20. congratulation and best wishes for LOTS more grandbaby knitting!!! I love the blanket pattern you chose and that sunny yellow is perfect for a winter baby.

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  21. Congratulations...exciting news!

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  22. Oh what wonderful news! God bless this baby to be!🥰

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