MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Saturday, February 08, 2014

And now....for something a little different

We are expecting our first grandchild in 
June, and what can a grandmother do except 
make things to welcome the little one?

This is a crocheted afghan - pattern is 'Snuggle Up' from 'Best of Terry Kimbrough Baby Afghans' published by Leisure Arts. 

Today's quote is by Don Herald..."Babies are such a nice way to start people".

13 comments:

  1. What a lovely quote and a gorgeous afghan.

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  2. I have to hunt down that pattern! It's so beautiful and so is your yarn choice. Good work, Grandma!
    xx, Carol

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  3. Oh, how lovely! You'll lose your heart to a wee one soon! It's the best feeling!
    That's a nice blankie for lots of upcoming cuddles. Sure hope your soon-to-be wee one lives close by you.

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  4. What a gorgeous blanket!!! Baby things are always so special and such fun. I'm sure baby's mom will cherish this beautiful blanket always!

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  5. Mmmmm, mmmmmm....my absolutely favoutite colour!! It's beautiful!

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  6. Mary Anne

    Congratulations! I bet you and Jack are both excited. There is a wonderful time ahead for you.

    This afghan pattern is very pretty.

    Hugs
    FredaB

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  7. This is so beautiful, hope all is going well for the mum to be.
    bet you must be getting quite excited lol

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  8. Congratulations! I'm sure that grandbaby will be a huge blessing to you all. That quilt is really pretty. Perfect way to start spoiling the baby right away.

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  9. What a beautiful way to wrap a bundle of joy!

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  10. Very lovely:) Being a grandma is the best. My granddaughter will be four in July. I can't believe how time flies.

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  11. You know, if you were closer, I would be bugging you to teach me how to crochet.

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  12. oh my...June...not long to wait. Even I'm biting my nails!!!

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  13. Mazel tov grandma! I bet you're going to have such pleasure making treasures for your grandchild-to-be. This is a beautiful afghan. Can't wait for the little one to arrive and be wrapped in it's cuddly goodness. :-)

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