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A blanket success

A little while ago I wrote about designing a square to be included the Yarn Stories blanket in support of the Knitting and Crochet Guild archive.

Just as I put the post up, I heard that my square was to be included in the blanket and that there was going to be a public vote to choose a winning square from the 10 designs chosen.

Blue sq

My square was knitted up in the Yarn Stories Iced Teal colourway - a colour that I happen to love, so I was very pleased - and featured on various social media platforms inviting people to vote.

Well, my square topped the poll so this week I popped along to the Yarn Stories stand at the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace to see the blanket...

Ys blanket

... and have my picture taken with it. As you can see I was a bit flushed with success.


I'm feeling very chuffed and grateful for people's votes - and looking forward to a big package coming my way very soon.

And here you can see all the squares and the very talented designers.

Blanket designers