This is how it works: you see something fabulous on Flickr, send the link to your mum and five weeks later she gives you the most amazing present ever, made by the hands that wiped your nose as a child and applauded your every success. Isn't she clever?! She didn't have a pattern, she just… did it. I don't have a crafty bone in my body, but my mother and sister are both wizzes with needles, fabrics and crochet hooks – they have that inner resevoir of handmade knowledge that means they can whip up a pair of curtains or a laptop sleeve blindfolded. Sewing on buttons is all i can really manage.
Mum, thank you so much for my blanket – you've made me a heirloom and I'm going to treasure it forever x
The quilt your mother made is beyond amazing! And I find it hard to believe you don’t have a ‘crafty bone in your body’.
wow, it is just beautiful.
so beautiful. oh goodness.
i have been wanting to make one of these
it might be a good idea to learn how to crotchet first.
and perhaps learn to finish a project that i start! nevertheless.
looks like such a yummy memory wrap for a cozy autumn/winter.
Undoubtedly beautiful, especially if your mom did! That lucky.
Wow, what a triumph of a gift! Go Mum!
So lovely and so clever to get in there before she starts the baby knitting! emma x
oh, i love it …. it does look so warm and cozy.
I love that…I have wanted one to put on my bed. that is a beauty
I am so so so SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO jealous! I might ring my nana and ask her to make me one!! :)
Beautiful. Your mother is very talented :)
That is gorgeous! The bright colors are so inviting.
OMG this is so wonderful!
the toes peeking out are perfect. o, to be wrapped in such yumminess.
That is gorgeous. Clever Mum.
what a lovely thing for your mum to have done. it’s gorgeous
beautiful. simply beautiful.
can i send your mum fabulous flickr photo links, too? just to see what happens? ;)
so happy for you…a photobird needs a warm and lovely nest…
much love, lisa
That blanket is amazing…so sweet of your Mum to make that for you too!
Handmade gifts are the best. Your mom is awesome!
oh how jealous am i!!! this is wonderful i really love it, does she sell them by any chance? i would love one myself.
you both have the same feet – how funny ;o) Love this post! have a funny and lovely day today! geisslein
I love it! My husband (yes that is right) and I are making one for our new baby as an heirloom. 48 squares down, 25 to go! These kind of blankets are so special!
Gorgeous. I want one as well!
And your red nail polish remind me of a joke I used to tell all the time as a kid: “Why did the elephant paint his toenails red?” “So he could hide in the cherry tree!”
That is beautiful! It’s funny cause the first thing I thought of when I saw this was that flickr photo. I’m so jealous!
That is amazing, what a gift!
I love all the colors..
Wow you are so lucky to have such an amazing mom! :-)
Awww, what a great gift from your mom. That was certainly made with yarn, crochet needles and lots of love.
A throw like that has been on my “to-make” list for awhile now. I know how to knit, wonder if I can make something similar with knitting? Anyways, LOVE it and you’re one lucky gal to have a mom like yours.