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Old 01-02-2007, 02:23 PM   #14
Mrs. Columbo
 
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Originally Posted by figaro
I think the big thing to remember is that the shelters/Humane Societies will probably want the blankets to be washable. When I make them, I cast on (with acrylic yarn), 35 stitches and then knit so that it looks like a big square. Then I bind off and done! Very easy and I am sure the animals and the people at the shelters appreciate them.
I'm going to mention it to Alanna .. I'm sure she will love to make those as she can straight knit ... she finds purling a bit awkward ... and the Surrey SPCA is very near us so she can deliver them herself.

Toby
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