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Wednesday, March 02, 2005

Grandma's Blocking Wisdom


I know I said I wouldn't be here every day but I still need to take breaks. I thought I'd finally be well enough to work a full day through but it turns out I'm older than I thought.


I was visiting Gram (do you remember that she's 91?) and we're sitting and chatting and she asked if I'd like a new afghan, she has a few done. Of course I do, wouldn't you? She says one is just about finished blocking and gets up. I'm thinking that she's going to go pull it off the bed (where I thought she blocked her afghans). Nope.

She was sitting on it to block it. Gram isn't exactly a small lady and she fits the chair edge to edge. I suppose it's a very efficient way to block for her. Remember that the next time you have something you need blocked. Just sit on it!

Have a Happy Hump Day.

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Comments:
Thats fantastic! And I love that she just makes afghans with no recipient in mind. It looks like a really psychedelic one too. Lucky!
 
I would have said something like happy block a rump day!!

very kewl. I hope I can up and meet your gran.
 
I just love your Gram. Amy, you have a lot to look forward to (if you live a long life like Gram) and a lot to live up to!

In MY house that kind of blocking would give new meaning to loss of stitch definition! HEE!
 
sounds like Gram has a lot of wisdom to share. that's very efficient indeed! just hearing about this new blocking method makes me feel less guilty about eating that third cookie!

secret pal *waves*
 
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