Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Resurrected.

And not just the blog. (Because I see I'm in a 'not very posty' posting mood again of late.)

I mean my long-buried, long-dead, long-ignored Scrap Blanket of Doom project. 
I 'remembered' I wanted to try and get back to this (after not having touched it since LAST January or so!!!) this year, in the form of doing two squares per month. Each square only takes about 90 minutes (not counting the time to weave the middle closed) so it's HARDLY a monumental time taker-upper to get TWO measly squares done per month. So I powered through six of them to 'catch up' with the 2012 calender over a few nights............here's hoping I can stick to it over the course of the year!

Added to the previously done squares

If I do keep to it I could have, like, 50 squares total done by the end of year. Which means I would only need...........................100 or so more for a good sized blanket! lol 

Yep. Back on track to finishing this up by 2020 or so. *snort*

16 comments:

Marnie/Marz/PlayerVSHobbies said...

Well, at least you don't have the back panel of a vest you promised your husband for his birthday . . . in 2009(?). hehehehe

Margaret said...

Oh fun! I hope you stick with it. It's going to be pretty!

Dee said...

That is a very cool square. As the parrot said --- you can do eeet!!!!

I'm thinking about what I want to do with my future sock yarn scraps. I'm thinking the 10-row zig zag blanket.

Annie said...

Such pretty yarns. That will make a great blanket eventually. Hope you manage to keep going with it. These long term projects can be a bear .. always fun to start, but the middle is always tough to slog through.

Jane Perala said...

How about the quilt I started in 1989?

Julie said...

It's always nice to see an old project come out to play.

geeky Heather said...

Ooooooo...lovely colors. Although I did hear a "dum Dum DUM!!" after reading "Scrap Blanket of Doom". But it's so preeeetty....

Wait, we're supposed to finish all these things we start? Who made that rule?

Siobhán said...

They're seriously fAnTASTIC!! I like Heather's comment about who made the rule that we must finish what we start! I always do those "if I just do two a month" things and then put the project away. Even if it does take you till, oh, 2020, it'll be worth the effort!

Vickie said...

ooooo Melanie, I like it. I hope you are encouraged by everyone's words cuz it will be worth it. :)

Catherine said...

Oohhhh......love them, especially the striped one! No worries about how long you take, so long as you enjoy the journey!

Dani - tkdchick said...

Omg love the red block!!!! That shade of red is fantastic!!!!

Carol said...

Oh, you've just got to stick with this project, Melanie--it is going to be amazing. And what fun to be working with such glorious colors--never boring with such variety :)

Pumpkin said...

Glad to see you've taken this project out again :o) HOW many blocks will you need in total???? Ack!

Leslie said...

You can do it. Just think of how stunning it will be.

staci said...

I think that non-bloggy bug is making the rounds, I know exactly how you feel!

LOVE your blanket squares! I've been on the fence about starting one...I have enough scraps to feel guilty about, I love that blanket (it's the one in Knitalong, right?), but would I ever ACTUALLY finish the thing?!?! LOL!

Margaret said...

Your scrap blanket of doom is very cheery. Good progress!