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Opus 2006

This year’s major project will be the patch blanket for DD#1′s hope chest. Here are the first four squares:

I counted on 2 squares per ball, and I got four, plus a few yards left to add to the scrap blanket I started yesterday. This leads to a few thoughts.

1)This blanket will take much less yarn that I planned.
2)I now have an abundance of this color, which I will use as the basis for a Santa Train set.
3)Since I get twice as much per ball as I thought, I can put this blanket aside until I finish the two baby blankets I have going, thus keeping with my plan to have just one blanket going at a time. This is a good thing, as it will keep me from getting overwhelmed. Well, it will help at any rate, LOL!

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