This is what started it all.

I call it: “The Gray Blanket” project.  My daughter persuaded me in 2011 to knit a double bed blanket for a friend of hers, and since it was winter here in South Africa, that is exactly what I did.  I have been knitting for nearly as long as I can remember, but little did I know then that it would be the start of a whole new world.

I was lucky to be on Winter Vacation at the University, and I was very fortunate to find super (imported from ISTANBUL) wool that knitted like a dream.  And so I knitted the blanket during the winter months, it was so cosy and warm, I spent hours knitting, watching movies and series.  It almost felt like I was hibernating!!

The blanket was loved by its new owner, and I only got the most wonderful feedback.  So I decided to send some of my pictures to a local magazine.  They also loved my letter and pictures, and published it in there Jan 2012 magazine.

And that is what made me decide to blog and share!

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