C’est Finis!

No blood, not much sweat, and certainly no tears! The Blanket of Fire is finished!

I have really enjoyed making this blanket, and am sad it’s finished. I know it will be loved. I’m willing to post details of yarn used and sequence if anyone would like it – just leave a comment below.


Find a few details on Ravelry here

Hot stuff 


Progress continues to be slow with this Blanket of Fire, but it’s still an enjoyable project. Sadly my mother died at the end of last month, and we are still waiting for the funeral.

There are about 40 more rows to do – so definitely on the ‘downhill’. I find these projects very difficult to photograph, however. The ‘mauve’ is in fact Mocha! The colours are also much more dramatic and vibrant.

Never say …

I did say that progress would be slow on the Blanket of Fire. Well, it is. The diagonal is getting shorter, but there is still a long way to go.


I’m loving working with the mix of colours, though, and tomorrow it will be a month since it was started. One of the reds is very frustrating, though. It has knots every few yards, I don’t want to think about all the ends that need weaving into one sequence. I’ve had to buy another ball just for peace of mind!

Those of you that have been following the blog will have read that I never intend to make a blanket from Granny Squares. And just to prove it……


…… I just happen to have a few started. My motto is ‘Never say ‘Never’, which is just as well…….

because I think a blanket made with my Granny Squares will take far longer than the Blanket of Fire.




Half way

The gallery was made with the new WP app – Mesh. Click the arrow to see the rest of the pictures. I’m not sure if I like the result or not, at the moment the jury is out. Maybe I’ll get used to it…..

The Blanket of Fire is progressing. So exciting to reach the halfway point. However, I sadly have another complaint about a Stylecraft yarn. The red, Lipstick, is full of knots! I’ve wasted so much yarn by cutting them out and restarting. VERY frustrating.

A new project started too. Yet another C2C 😆 There’s a picture in the above gallery.

It’s growing 


Work on this blanket has been curtailed somewhat as I’ve hurt my hand. However, it is growing and I’ll be able to continue soon.

While I’ve had nothing else to do I’ve also been thinking about the colour combination for the next one…..


I think I’ll be adding another couple of colours – but I’m nearly there…..

Red and yellow ….


Some colours are really difficult to photograph with the iPhone. There is no blue or violet! It will all become clear in time.

Enjoy your New Year if you are celebrating – if not – sleep well! 😉  I’m not sure what I’ll be doing….. but it will probably involve a bottle of red.

Happy New Year.

Ready for the New Year

All of a sudden, very unexpectedly, I have a new project. It will be another corner to corner throw, and may run alongside another.


Blanket of Fire

It already has a name. Blanket of Fire. Blog posts aren’t showing on Ravelry for some reason. You will find it here.