Sunday, March 21, 2010

the BIG secret revealed

Last weekend I showed you Ms Sophie being a total tart with Tara
and some of you may have wondered why I made no mention at all of that magnum opus that Tara was so obviously working on, spread all over my kitchen table.

That was because it was a

Charly who operates Ixchelbunny Fibres has been facing a major health hurdle lately, and a group of her friends/customers, here and overseas, decided to give her a tangible expression of their support.
100 squares were posted from all over and Tara and Woolie Wombat sewed them into a humungous blankie.
As Ms Tara admits to being a bit 'crochet challenged', I volunteered myself to add the edging - which wasn't a particularly onerous task, and was easily knocked off last Sunday.

Of course this was in deepest, darkest, greatest secrecy but the great handover was on Friday night down in Melbourne
and so
[drum roll please maestro]

here is Charly avec blankie

photos courtesy of Tara


Marcie said...

Great idea, fabulous blankie!

Lynne said...

What a lovely idea and Charly looks pretty happy with the secret! As well she might, it is gorgeous.

Yay for Tara and Woolie Wombat and Catsmum and all the knitters involved in its production!

Anonymous said...

Oh what a lovely blanket and a great idea. She looks like she absolutely adores it and very happy. The edging is perfect.

Alwen said...

I love these blankets. I need to get to work on a couple of squares for send-a-square blankets myself!

Kate/Massachusetts said...

What a beautiful blanket!!! You all did a great job!

blublu said...

What a lovely gesture! It looks fantastic!

Sheepish Annie said...

Wow! That is absolutely lovely and I'll bet it is much appreciated, too!

colleen said...

The blanket looks great, and Charly looks exceptional in it. Hope it does the job for her healthwise.