Christmas Gift Granny Square Blanket – part 4

So Close!

I can see the end in sight! I’m a little further along in the aqua blanket, the last of the five granny square blanket project. As you know by now I have finished the last four blankets. You can find progress report and some pictures for those here.

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But on to the last one! With the first four blankets done, three of them delivered and the last one pending delivery, my attention is completely on the last throw.

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I’m about half way through making the 100 squares and sticking them together.

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What’s Happening

I was planning on being further ahead in the blanket, if not done. But I hit a few rough patches with my fibro symptoms and it slowed me down a bit more.

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Mom was able to help me with a few squares, but it seems chasing a toddler around a few hours every day is way more exhausting than her body could handle recently. So my little cousin has her all to herself for a time. Heheheh.

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The rest of the time goes to the bratty cat Daphne who follows mom around meowing loudly for attention.

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Yesterday I had the intention of crocheting a few more rows of granny squares for the blanket, but it seems that my fibro and allergy symptoms were going to take most of my attention. So instead I spent the morning quite sick and my afternoon slowly shuffling around the house with some tea in hand.

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I watched mom run around the house with the mischievous toddler previously mentioned: fun, messy finger painting, chasing mom around the yard with the hose, and trying to negotiate more cookies onto her plate in still-broken toddler-speak.

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Evening

Evening came and I was able to settle outside with mom to talk a little while.

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We discussed how gigantic her garden was getting. And I teased her about how she was only trying to recreate the jungles of Panama where she grew up.

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It’s interesting to explore her jungle-garden; you can find all kinds of fruits, veggies, herbs, flowers, and plants.

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And occasionally, a fat cat.

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When the evening was closing, my achy joints felt a little relief, so I sat down to stitch on a few more granny squares onto the aqua blanket.

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Next Time

Next time I have an update, I hope to show you the finished granny square blanket.

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Oh! And if you’re curious how to make the granny squares the way I do, you can use the tutorial for the Mama Gamez Granny Square here.

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I’m off to work on a few more patterns I have in mind to share with you all in the coming weeks. Remember to leave me a comment or any questions below. You can also find me on the Family Craft Studio facebook, instagram, tumblr, and pinterest pages. Happy crafting!

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