Digging through my stash for yarn suitable to make a baby blanket I came across this blue mix, JoAnn Sensations which is a mix of acrylic, polyester, and nylon. Currently there are 71 stitches on the needles. The pattern is the always popular Grandma's Favorite corner to corner. Increases happen at the beginning of each row until you get the width you want, and then you start decreasing at the beginning of each row. It looks pretty much like solid blue so far, but as you can see from the large ball, it is a blend of shades of blue and white. I've only just started this and no doubt it will take a time to complete; but I only just found out a baby would be in need. It currently measures 20 x 8 inches.
Am continue to work on the blanket of many colors. I now have 4 full squares complete and the colors chosen for the next 2 squares. I've made a few changes in colors from the previous post/pictures. Am currently trying to determine if I want to stitch them together or crochet them together...or perhaps knitting them together. I am leaning towards stitching them together, which is not what I typically do with squares/pieces, but these squares have a bit of an edge since they are made corner to corner, vs knitting back and forth straight rows.
No, this is not me, but this is the style of plank I've been doing. I have done a variety of routines, altering time and repeats; but ....then I completed fell off the wagon. A few days ago I restarted doing 40 second planks with 4 repeats and 12 seconds of rest in between. My question is, are you ahead to do fewer repeats but longer planks or the reverse? I've read articles supporting both methods. I will not be doing these daily, you do need to rest. I've done 2 days in a row with a day of rest thus far.
I recently enjoyed this audio book, "We Must Be Brave", by Frances Liardet. When bombs fell on Southhampton, England people crowded onto buses and left the city. Pamela, a little girl asleep on the bus wakes and wonders how she got where she is, and what became of her mother. This Novel is entertaining, and very emotional. And while it's not a "true" story, events like this did indeed happen during the difficult war years for many families.