First of all, I want to wish each of you a very Happy I LOVE YARN DAY!!
So, what am I knitting? I’m working on this Striped Chevron Baby Blanket (by Jess DoomCrafter) for my little niece-on-the-way…
So I wrapped it up, multiple balls of yarn, needles, and all, in a cute gift bag, and gave it to her “almost finished” as it was.
She loved it! And she didn’t mind at all that it wasn’t quite finished or that I had to take it back temporarily in order to finish it. (Sister Hannah is a fabulous human being who deserves lovely warm hand knits forever!)
I’m really close to finishing the blanket now – I just have a couple more rows of yellow before I can start the final long gray section; and then the garter stitch border! It’ll be finished in time to help keep Little Niece warm when she arrives! And that makes me really happy!
Have you ever had to give someone their hand knit gift before it was quite finished? How did it go? How did you feel about it?