Wow. I logged in expecting the usual posts and found your blanket. I'm in awe. It's beyond amazing. You even did Mama knitting on your own. I'm glad this thread got bumped and I got to see your work of art. Such a lovely way to start my day.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper