I just make them up as I go along. I have done a crochet square one, 215 of the little buggars !!!!!! sewn altogether and then an edging around. I did the main colour in black and all the inners were different colours. That one was very impressive ! I shall try and post a picky
I actually used one great huge catgut knitting needle, 200 stitches, and 2 x 8ply wool. They end up being beautiful blankets, and the family really appreciate them. I absolutely love making things for others. The only trouble with these blankets, because they take so much time (and I only do it while watching tv at night), I have to now start the next one, ready for next christmas !!!!
"never let the truth get in the way of a good story "