During the bunny production we all starting talking about the one baby that had been born shortly after the creation of the Circus and in fairness how we wanted to make a blanket for Maverick, who will be one in December. We wanted to present this blanket at the same time as the other two so more designing, winding and knitting and trucks starting rolling in.
The trunks were much more rectangular than the other two designs and varied a bit more in size but blocking seemed to bring in order.
Each blanket also had its own special border design. The bears had paw prints, the bunnies had carrots and after much thought I designed hammers for the trucks.
The borders were knit in the blanket colors so I duplicate stitched one of the designs for emphasis although the border did show up nicely.
We met last knit and surprised the recipients with dinner and the blankets. I also made pink strawberry cupcakes and blue lemon blueberry cupcakes as a special treat
The Clowns were very touched and the knitters seemed quite impressed with their work in the resulting blanket. It is a wonderful group to be part of. We are all CT Techs who participated in this endeavor. I will leave you with a few pictures of the final results. These will be part of the book I am in the process of writing so the designs are copyrighted.
Here we have the two expecting Clowns
So, there you have it. If you are interested in some impressive stats, the bear yarn was given out April 25 the final truck was turned in August 16. I had many many many hours of finishing, constructing, borders, embroidery after the fact. 113 days of block knitting 70 blocks, 270000 stitches and 11.2 pounds of yarn. WOW
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