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Jax3303
09-30-2008, 08:21 PM
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There were a few times while knitting this baby blanket that I completely lost all passion for knitting it, but I still loved the pattern so I kept on (in the long run, I did enjoy knitting this). I definitely feel a sense of accomplishment for finally finishing the Serenity Baby Blanket (http://lauramartos.wordpress.com/2007/11/21/big-damn-post/). I started this blanket back in July, and just finished it today, September 30th. I LOVE the finished product, but I doubt that I'll knit this pattern again. I think I'm done knitting baby blankets for a LOOOOOONG time. Now that this is finished, maybe I wont feel guilty for working on Christmas gifts instead of baby gifts. The intended recipient for Serenity is due to arrive in mid-October (and we don't know the gender), but the last time I saw the expecting mom she looked more than ready to pop (and completely adorable, picture a model skinny person with a big beach ball shoved in her shirt). Adorable. Anyway, I used Caron Simply Soft for the blanket, and it took 3 skeins.

auntcrafty
09-30-2008, 08:47 PM
You did a great job with Serenity -- I love this blanket! I've added it to my que.

ladyjessica
09-30-2008, 08:55 PM
That is absolutely stunning. Great job! I love the color, and I'm glad you stuck with it - the finished product is definitely worth the effort.:yay:

momwolf
09-30-2008, 10:28 PM
Beautiful just beautiful !!!!!!!!!!!!!

knitgal
09-30-2008, 10:33 PM
That's an absolutely gorgeous blanket!

sue in canada
10-01-2008, 07:39 AM
That is beautiful and such a great gift.

GirlChris
10-01-2008, 11:32 AM
just gorgeous!

dustinac
10-01-2008, 12:32 PM
What a beautiful gift! You did a great job :thumbsup:

ritaw
10-01-2008, 01:06 PM
Stunning blanket . I love it :) Nice job!

Mystery_Gyrl
10-01-2008, 07:06 PM
Excellent job, a absotively marvelous blanket. Your patience was aptly rewarded.
Katrina

Skater
10-01-2008, 08:18 PM
Now that is a very lovely blanket!
I think I would like to try it someday too.
Congratulations on finishing it!

crazykntter83
10-01-2008, 09:10 PM
very pretty!!

WandaT
10-02-2008, 12:29 PM
Wow, it's gorgeous!!! I may make something this intricate for a grandbaby but doubt I'd put that much work into most other baby gifts. I'm working on a feather and fan baby blanket now and am using 2 strands of Simply Soft on 11's. It's going fairly quickly and is beautiful, but personally I would like it much better on smaller needles so it would be daintier (is that a word? it looks funny). I just wasn't willing to put that much work into this project. I have too many other things I want to do too!

Dimpledapple
10-02-2008, 05:13 PM
Lovely blanket :inlove:

mks22300
10-02-2008, 06:56 PM
Beautiful! :heart:

mhansen
10-02-2008, 07:17 PM
Very pretty.

ArtLady1981
10-02-2008, 08:44 PM
Oh my! I so admire your work! This is beautiful! :heart: