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We Buy All the Yarn

 For the last couple of years I’ve been toying with starting a Temperature Blanket.  I spent a lot of time in early January trying to find the perfect yarn colors and temperature scale along with a knit pattern that included both the highs and lows.  I wanted my blanket to be as extreme as possible.  I scrolled through yarn websites and looked at yarn stores but always came away overwhelmed when attempting to coordinate the color scheme.  So by mid January I had the even started.   Early February he came to visit me and I was still talking about this project, though by now I was over a month behind.  He encouraged me to go ahead and do it and we went to the craft store together.  I immediately, as usual, got overwhelmed with all the choices (or lack there of). I had decided that I would do a 12 color scale, and that’s as far as I’d gotten.  At this store I could not find 20ish colors in the same yarn that I liked.  I was just going to give up on the whole thing.  Then he started pullin