Just Can’t Finish – Blanket Construction – part 5

My blanket has gone really well. I finally finished my granny squares and was ready to attach. Before I attached the granny squares to the blanket I single crocheted them all together and made a “panel”. Then I laid out the blanket and the panel and hooked yarn through in a few spots just to make sure it would stitch together evenly.

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If you look closely you can see the strings from where I pinned the blanket and panel together with yarn.

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My cat decided to help me out. He kept pawing under the panel, you know, just to make sure nothing was hiding under there.

IMAG0194  One panel attached!! I really like the look. I actually have the second panel attached now too. All I have left for this blanket is a border. It really needs a border too because the single stitch section of the blanket makes it very stretchy. It just needs a little more structure on the bottom and top.

And that’s where I’m stuck. The border. It’s all I have left. Just two more half-double crochet rounds around the entire blanket and I’m officially finished. I just can’t seem to make myself pick it back up and FINISH! I could blame it on the weather. It’s been hot here and working with a blanket on my lap just isn’t appealing. Really though other projects have caught my attention and they are just more fun! Anybody else have that problem? I don’t want to finish the boring…I love starting new projects!

I’ll get it finished soon though. It’s on my list. I’ll post pictures when I do. 

Thanks for reading! Tell me all about your hard-to-finish projects! 

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7 thoughts on “Just Can’t Finish – Blanket Construction – part 5

  1. kathylashley says:

    I can completely relate but just do it! Pick it up and finish and once your done, do the dance in the living room!!!

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  2. Sarah says:

    I love starting new projects too. I had to make a New Year’s resolution this year to finish a few projects before I started any new ones. I got a few things done and it felt great. Don’t worry, you’ll get back to your blanket when the weather gets cooler, won’t you?…

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    • sindel17 says:

      I will, I will. It’s only in the 50s this morning so I think it’s time to make a cup of coffee the get crocheting on it!!

      I’m glad I’m not the only one who has multiple projects in multiple states of completion!

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  3. shawtin says:

    I always drag out finishing something.. I do find that although I get a sense of accomplishment from finishing, and I do like starting new things, the end if a project, especially one like a big blanket, is tinged with sadness. Almost like I have to say goodbye to something, someone, that has shared so much of my time… Silly, eh?
    It’s looking great 🙂
    S x

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    • sindel17 says:

      It will be kind of sad to finish. I’ve been very slowly working on this blanket for about 5 years. Yes, with a whole lot of downtime. But I am excited to finish and I already have another blanket pattern that I want to try. Thanks for the comment!!

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