Finally, we spent the night together

Our relationship began just before last Christmas. It started small,Β  a bit at a time and I wasn’t sure what the outcome would be. Really it was just an idea to begin with, but somehow things grew and grew and before I knew it the whole thing seemed to have taken on a life of its own. Things did get rather hot over the summer and sharing a bed simply wasn’t an option. But, finally, last night it felt right.

The morning after

The morning after

And so, for the first time, I snuggled down to sleep under the Masterpiece*. And very cosy it was too. I foresee many warm and happy nights thanks to my friends from around the world.

Very snuggly

Very snuggly (and Max agrees)

-oOo-

* If you haven’t met the Masterpiece before (I know I’ve had a flush of new readers recently), the story starts here.

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  1. See the colder weather does have it’d benefits πŸ™‚

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  2. Isn’t that the most wonderful thing! I loved your lead in too – knowing Mr Snail is working away all kinds of shenanigans might be going on πŸ™‚ You will have such a cosy and snuggly winter all wrapped up in your international blanket!

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  3. …and when Mr SoH gets home, there’ll be three in the bed! Seriously though, was it comfy or a tiny bit heavy?

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    • Because I was careful about the weight of the yarn used to join it and about distributing the really heavy squares, it’s great. It’s on top of quite a light duvet and the combination is just right for me on my own, although I suspect that with current temperatures it might be too warm at weekends.

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  4. May you have a long, happy relationship!

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  5. Witchy

     /  October 8, 2014

    It’s lovely, congratulations.

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  6. I love this! I took a look at your page that shows each story. I will be investigating that Bavarian crochet – it’s lovely!

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    • I’m planning to transfer all the stories etc to Pinerest as the ‘Masterpiece’ page has got a bit out of hand! There are already pictures on Pinterest, but not all the text… I do wish there were more hours in the day!

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  7. I go away for 5/7ths of the week and look what happens!!

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  8. What a happy little post. Thank you for making us all feel warm cosy and included.

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  9. And what dreams you will have under that glorious world wide example of the power of blogging Ms Snail πŸ™‚

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  10. I ALWAYS bigafy and then play “spot my square” Huge fun! πŸ˜€

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  11. I love your blanket, such a lovely thought that the squares have all been made by people who have chosen to support you in some way. It gives a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘security blanket’.

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    • So true… I’m very taken with the idea of making connections with people in this way. If we all felt cared for by other people around the world, perhaps we’d be nicer to each other.

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  12. Ha ha !! How I envy you ! To be wrapped by my warmth and the warmth of so many other contributor’s from around the world πŸ™‚ We will keep you warm forever I am sure πŸ˜€
    I always wondered, what use this masterpiece might be put to use for once finished heeee heee πŸ˜‰

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  13. Oh that’s lovely. πŸ™‚ (I can see my square! I hope it kept you warm!) All those little gestures of knitted and crocheted friendship to keep you snug and safe at night.

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    • I know how many contributors look for their own square in the photos, so I’m trying to take pictures from a variety of angles so no one feels left out!
      The blanket is lovely and warm and also makes me feel emotionally warm and fuzzy!!

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