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Lauren's Blanket - Black, Scraps

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Size: 78 inches x 95 inches
Colors: Black, scraps
Pattern: (From a variety of crochet pattern books, leaflets, and some I made up on my own)
Book: Various
Hook: Mostly H
Date: March 2005

In the first photo, that's Cleo on the left and Jasmine (Jaz) in the bottom right corner.

I started this blanket February 21 and finished it March 27. It's taken me this long to get around to posting photos! And, of course, I either forgot to measure it or misplaced the measurements. I'll ask Greg to measure it for me - done: The blanket is 78 inches x 95 inches. I have photos of each of the 35 squares and will (sometime) be posting them too.

The blanket was made for Lauren (my son's girlfriend) just because. As it turns out, the blanket arrived a few days before her 25th birthday on April 18!

General descriptions of the squares are...


Row 1: Flower, Turtle (stuffed head), U.S. flag variation, Mondrian inspired, Cat (applique)


Row 2: Puffs square motif, Puffs variegated (row by row), Daisy, Zig Zag, Post textured (solid color, rows from center)


Row 3: Lion's head, Peppermint, Diagonal square motif, Heart in Puffs, Daffodil


Row 4: Square motif, Green leaves motif, Small diagonal square motif, Shells in rows, Wrapped gift


Row 5: Offset granny square, Watermelon, Blue flower granny motif, Spooky cat, Gold star


Row 6: Checkerboard, Rainbow on black and white (my own pattern), White and yellow flower, Puffs variegated (rows from center), Spiral Square


Row 7: Alternating Puffs (solid color), Post textured (variegated, row by row), Polar bear head (a teddy bear pattern in white), U.S. flag with one star, Blue flower

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Enjoys crocheting, gardening, cats, NASCAR (especially Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch!), reading, photography, snorkeling in Kailua-Kona with sea turtles, Sizzler's Mega Bacon Cheeseburgers, hot and iced decaf coffee, dark chocolate, color (yarn, fabric), playing around with web technologies - not necessarily in that order! Still very much a beginner with quilting, knitting, and sewing. Donates crocheted lap blankets.

List maker, detail-oriented, organized, leans heavily toward perfectionism. ISTJ. Libra.

Married to Bill. Son Greg and daughter-in-law Lauren live in Oregon. Stepson Billy, daughter-in-law Rowena, and grandson Branden are in Maui, Hawaii. Stepson Bryan and daughter-in-law Britt live in the Bay Area.

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