My friend Marie is expecting her fourth precious little girl. When I heard the news I offered to make her a baby blanket. Thinking something flannel, a little ribbon and embroider the baby's name...maybe an afternoon's worth of work. She was excited at the prospect, saying she would love for the baby to have something special made just for her.
One afternoon Marie saw me knitting. "Oooo" she squealed, "Something like this would make a beautiful baby blanket". At first I didn't think much about it, then one day when we were talking, she asked if I minded knitting something for the baby....the shawl I had been making was just so soft and "something" like that would be perfect.
I began this afghan in January. I wasn't thinking when I selected the yarn. I choose a very soft baby yarn in fingering weight. For those of you that do not knit, fingering weight is one of the finest....the only yarn smaller is lace weight. Small yarn = small progress. So this was going to take a bit of time and the baby was due February 20th.
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