Recently I’ve read soooo many posts written by people saying they are darning in the ends as they go; so it’s not a horrid job waiting to be done. Or, they’re waiting till the end and dreading it. There’s even some who’ve put off finishing a blanket for a year(s) because of darning in those dratted ends.
I enjoy this part! It’s the finishing off of an enjoyable project. I’m actually looking forward to this restful, rather therapeutic, activity. I admit I’m actively saving it till the crochet is finished. By that time I’ll probably need a change from trebles, trebles and more trebles.
Those ‘dreaded ends’ have been known to end up serving another purpose….
Your blanket is exquisite!
I used to know someone who put the ends of her embroidery cottons out for the birds to use in their nests. They must have been weavers. heh
How lovely! Multi-coloured nests for the babies.
Your blanket looks beautiful Rachell and your crochet is sooooo neat. job well done. Looking forward to seeing your next project, Lynne
TY! I have so many ideas and not enough fingers or time for all the projects…bet many relate to this….
A beautiful blanket. I’m an avid knitter but still have the same problem of sewing in all the ends…like you I find it quite enjoyable, but on a big knit like a blanket I usually do some halfway.
TY Fleur, and nice to ‘meet you’ :-)
You’re just weird, lol!! Mine would never get finished if I left it till the end! Little J likes to play with the ends I cut off! He likes to snip them into even tinier bits. (so long as he ONLY snips the ends!! Nothing else!!).
Takes one to know one Patchness!
Can you imagine if he snipped some of the blanket….uh-oh….!
That would be my WORST nightmare. There would be tears.
So you’re a fisherman too? I’m intrigued!
Like Erin I was thinking “and you fish as well?”. Your blanket looks lovely and neat. How big are you making it?
Umm no Erin and Pixie; but I like to help eat the spoils!
what a beautiful neat and tidy blanket.
it looks like it has been made with love, patience and pleasure!
TYVM, it’s 3/4 of the way through now. I’ve really enjoyed making it wich a good job as I need to make another for Dec… :-)
Nice to hear from you.
Darning in, I wish it didn’t exist. But unfortunately it does. It takes up a lot of time.
And when you like a lot of colours you’re cursed, because every colour has two ends (well a start thread and an end)
But when it’s finished you have forgotten all darning in because the handmade things look so nice.
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