Category: Project Linus

Blanket Six

I like these colors better in this picture than in real life. In real life, it looks like an Easter Egg. Bernat Satin yarn in Lavender, Banana and Sage. Bernat satin sort of feels like a baby yarn, and the colors aren’t that far… Continue Reading “Blanket Six”

Blanket #5

I have to stop finishing these late at night, so that my pictures turn out lame before I pack them up: I used Loops ands Threads Impeccable yarn, which I believe is the house brand at Michaels.  The colors were Forest, Cadet and Seaside… Continue Reading “Blanket #5”

760 Blankets

I went to my first Project Linus event this morning.  Table after table of ladies (one or two guys and a couple of kids) creating, assembling and perfecting blankets for kids who are sick or otherwise in need.  Four hours later, I believe the… Continue Reading “760 Blankets”

Blanket Four

Same yarn, different colors:   Cranberry, pink, white.  Yes, yes.  I made a blanket that involved pink.  It was because the original color scheme wasn’t working and the pink was the only color in that line that really went with the other colors.  And now… Continue Reading “Blanket Four”

Blanket Three

Third Project Linus Blanket: You can’t tell from this horrible picture, but those colors are Purple, Dusty Purple and Linen from the Lion Brand that Vanna White promotes.  Each block is one skein and they actually came out even.  I used a larger hook… Continue Reading “Blanket Three”

Blanket Two

I just finished the second blanket for Project Linus.  For my “records”: Caron Soft Yarn – Lt. Country Blue, Country Blue, Dk Country Blue (My mother says it reminded her of the Dallas Cowboys.)  Project Linus makes a point that they always need blankets… Continue Reading “Blanket Two”

The First Blanket

I finished my first blanket for Project Linus.  No – I am not a crocheting prodigy.  I have had the thing mostly done in a cubby since before Ainslie was born.  I had only three skeins of yarn to go. I only do one… Continue Reading “The First Blanket”