[nfbwatlk] Braile on blanket

Kaye Kipp kkipp123 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 17:43:46 UTC 2014


Oh wow.  How cool is that!  I don't think I'd have the patience to do it. 
Congrats.

Kaye
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Becky Frankeberger" <b.butterfly at comcast.net>
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Sent: Friday, January 03, 2014 9:39 AM
Subject: [nfbwatlk] Braile on blanket


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>
> Do you all love a challenge? Well I do, smile. So when one of my new
> customers asked if I could Braille the name of her new grand daughter onto 
> a
> baby blanket, I said yes. Somewhere in the back of my beaner I remember
> seriously planning to do this, and honestly thought I had done this work
> before. Guess not, silly smile. She picked out the yarn and off I went
> planning the blanket. I decided to work up the yarn with the baby's name 
> in
> Braille. Boy howdy, quite a challenging thing to do at the gym.
>
>
>
> So I enlisted my brainy type husband. We got the length and width of the
> braille sells and spacing refigured out, well I did actually. I checked 
> with
> my Braille teacher friend on the letters, and I was good to go.
>
>
>
> My husband though was trying to work it out on paper numbering the spaces
> etc. It was a zoo as it just wouldn't click the vision I had in my beaner
> for him.
>
>
>
> So I just proceeded forward. He measured the Braille bumps to make sure 
> they
> were straight, and proclaimed how proud he was of me, smile.
>
>
>
> So we have a nearly done lilac baby blanket with the name of a sweet 
> little
> girl's name in Braille. Woo Hoo!
>
>
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> Becky Frankeberger
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