Tweedy Feather and Fan Blanket

 

As promised, here are the photos of the never-ending blanket that has ended! I need a ticker tape parade (hopefully you all know what that is). I enjoyed the beginning and the end of the blanket and the middle was taking forever. I am taking a break from blanket knitting until the fall.

The yarn is wool-ease which is hard on my hands. The pattern is Old Faithful - feather and fan stitch which I've mentioned before reminds me of my mother who loved this pattern and made this as baby blankets for many babies in her lifetime.

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Comments

  1. Well done! It is perfect, Karen! A cozy addition to your sofa! :)

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  2. That is really pretty and it looks so soft! I'm working (still) on the Guernsey Wrap and the Hiking Trail sock.

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  3. Feather and Fan is my favorite and your blanket is lovely. The slog was worth it!

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  4. That turned out very nice. You'll be loving it with next fall's cool weather!

    Do they still do ticker tape parades????

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  5. It turned out beautiful. Feather and fan is such a classic pattern. Never goes out of style. I do know what a ticker tape parade is. Does this make me old?

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  6. Wow ticker tape that is a blast from the past! Your blanket is wonderful Karen, worth every stitch x

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  7. What a stunning finish - that's one blessed baby! and I hope you have some lovely wool lined up for your next project to give your hands and wrists a much-needed rest.

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  8. That is a beautiful blanket. :-)

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  9. Hello! Visiting from Deb's blog. Happy to be your newest follower! Have a cozy evening.

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  10. It’s absolutely beautiful Karen! You can never go wrong with the timeless beauty of the feather and fan stitch.

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  11. That blanket looks right at home on your couch. Feather and fan is a beautiful classic. That it reminds you of your mother makes it extra special. Happy Mother's Day.

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  12. What a pretty blanket! I just love the feather and fan stitch.

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  13. Beautiful! Congrats on the finish :-D.

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  14. Well done, and it's gorgeous ! Obviously I'd never heard of a ticker tape parade ( maybe due to me not being American ? ), but thank google. Too bad I don't live near; I'd have been happy to come around with my paper shreds of course ;-)

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    1. ( somehow I accidentilay chose anonymous whilst publishing my comment... )

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    2. Hello José nice to see you!

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    3. Thank you. I have been quiet, but of course haven't missed any of your posts :)

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  15. Hi Karen,
    ...your feather and fan blanket is gorgeous!!!
    ~Have a lovely day!

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  16. It's beautiful Karen, a work of art and definitely a labour of love. I think all my blankets have taken forever. I get restless and wish do other things, the longer I dally the longer it takes. If I focused it'd probably be done in a couple of months. Cx

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  17. What a beautiful blanket! A wonderful baby gift to cherish for many years.

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  18. It is stunning, such a beautiful make.

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  19. Your blanket came out wonderful! It's squishy and will be easy to clean. I will be making cookies that will serve as my grandmother's birthday gift and I will also be making cupcakes for her birthday luncheon. I want to try to pipe different flowers on each cupcake in pastel colors.

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