Would you consider this to be a good Christmas present?

December 4, 2016 1:55pm CST
I have decided to crochet my mother a blanket this year for Christmas. Would you consider this to be a good present, or do you think it would be tacky? Every time I make people hats and scarves etc, they never wear them. They always favor the store bought items. It means a lot to me, because of all of the time and love I put into making them, but I wonder if it means the same to them. Then I feel a little selfish for giving that kind of gift, because maybe I did it just so I could indulge in my hobby and have fun, when I could have spent the yarn money on something else for them.
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@Happy2BeMe (75441)
• Canada
4 Dec 16
I think it is a lovely present and she will appreciate and adored.
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@valmnz (13168)
• New Zealand
4 Dec 16
You keep on giving those handmade gifts made with love and shame on the people who don't appreciate them. I'm sure your mother will love her blanket.
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• United States
4 Dec 16
It's a wonderful gift & sentimental too =)
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@Kandae11 (40339)
4 Dec 16
How long will it take you to crochet a blanket?
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4 Dec 16
It depends on how distracted I am. This one took about 2 weeks but was super complicated. I'm actually almost done, just some weaving left to do.
@ms1864 (6974)
• Bangalore, India
5 Dec 16
I have stopped making people gifts for the very same reason. ...but moms are a different category...they usually appreciate things like this too.
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@JudyEv (141210)
• Bunbury, Australia
5 Dec 16
I would be thrilled to receive a blanket from my daughter if I had one. It's a shame people don't wear the gifts you've gone to so much trouble to make.
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@LeaPea2417 (23127)
• Toccoa, Georgia
4 Dec 16
I think it would be a great present. I would use a handmade crocheted blanket for a long time.
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@jaboUK (55157)
• United Kingdom
4 Dec 16
I would consider something someone has spent time on making to be far superior to anything bought. I would think that your mother will be delighted, as you make it with love.
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@Corbin5 (122429)
• United States
4 Dec 16
I think your handmade gifts come from your heart!! Those are great gifts to give. I think a crocheted blanket would be a delightful gift for your mother.
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@KristenH (25305)
• Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
4 Dec 16
It's a thoughtful present to make it yourself.
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