A New Respect for Patterns

Updated 3.29.2017.

So I have been working really hard on a pattern for one of my baby blankets I was talking about in one of my other posts. Well, let me tell you, I have a whole new respect for patterns and especially their writers. The amount of time and effort that goes into documenting and trying to put on paper the process that is in your head is mind blowing!

I started this blanket about 6 months ago. It definitely took me way longer to make then normal since I started it with the intention of creating a pattern. From writing down exactly how I was creating the pieces, to taking different pictures at different stages, and then keeping everything organized to sit down and put it all together with a deadline! It absolutely had to be done by the baby shower! So it was a must to have it completed and ready to gift AND take final photos! PHEW! “What a preformance!” As my grandma, Shirley, would say, God do I miss her.

You know what? I loved absolutely every second of it. I LOVE how the blanket finished up, and I am super excited to be able to share it so SOON! It’s all written and laid out with TONS of pictures and tips for along the way. I’m just proof reading again for the bazillionth time!

Since I loved working on this patten so much I will definitely be working on more. Hint, hint.

Check out my Instagram @life.and.yarn for pictures of the blanket, my next pattern in progress, and every other project I have going!

UPDATE : Here is the link to the pattern!


OR if you would like to place an order for one here is the “Made to Order” listing :


I’d also like to give a big thanks to all of my testers! So many have finished up and made beautiful blankets and I can’t wait to see the rest as more pictures come in!

Best, Brianna.
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