I do not like knitting blankets, but everyone in the Yahoo group Mittens for Akkhol was knitting blankets for the babies. The size needed was only 20x30" and I had various amounts of odds and ends of hand-spun yarns; so, of course, I had to join in. Here are the products of this co-dependent behavior with the enabler being the members of the Group.
and this one
Knit on, merrily!