Sunday, May 21, 2006

Mountain Laurel Blanket... continues

So here is where I am as of now:


Damn near finished. (with the exception of the border). The last unattached row was where I was planning on stopping. But then I realized a small yet tedious problem with the opposite corners.

Corner one (finished side):



Corner Two (most recent, unassembled side):


At first I shrugged my shoulders "Meh". However, after more thought I realized that sewing the border over a sharp edge will probably turn out crappy. *sigh* One more row of 4 Full Hexagons! I can do it. I think I can, I think I can...

How happy was I when I finished what I thought was my last! Full! Hexagon!

But what's worth doing is worth doing right. The only thing I had planned for today was heading outside for a short run and watching a few episodes of Last Exile. But it's raining like a MOFO and my time might be better spent elsewhere. I can bust out a full hexie in 2 hours flat (I timed myself earlier this week). I have 8 hours worth of hexagons ahead. Who wants to bet I can get 3 done today?? Anyone?

lol, the blanket's looking pretty good so far, though.

7 comments:

Karin said...

Looks absolutely gorgeous! I must get started on this soon, so I can finish it before the baby comes out!

Ruth said...

It looks great! I bet you can get at least 2 done, anyway. Nothing like a rainy day to get on with stuff in (unless you have to go out in it :()

Susan said...

I'll bet you can get those hexagons done ... you're a woman with ambition! I love your blanket. I have a real affinity for things that are hexagon shaped. That blanket will be a true heirloom. Knit on Cathy!

ErLeCa said...

You'll get that blanket done in no time! It really is turning out awesome. I love the pattern! And don't you just hate when you think you're finished only to find out you have more to do?

Diana said...

You go girl....

Mia said...

Wow.. looking nice! I give ya credit, after doing one of those little hexagon things, I think I probably would have given up!

Lucky baby!!

trek said...

That's a lot of sewing up but at least the hexes themselves are really portable - toss yarn and sticks in a sock bag and go!