366.259 • hemlock or devil's food?
Both sound like a recipe for disaster.
However, the Hemlock Ring Blanket, knit in a color that reminds me of Devil's Food Cake, is anything but a disaster. It's soft, pretty, and warm.
Post blocking, the diameter at its widest is just shy of 4 feet, perfect to cover your lap and your legs when sitting on a couch on a cool evening--perhaps with a Buttercup Cupcake (my first; holy crap it was fantastic) and a cup of tea (not pictured).
This will be my grandmother's 80th birthday present. I can't blog it until after I give it to her, because she reads the blog, but she can't see flickr via WebTV, so I should be safe.