Because I never posted about these and because now, more than a year later, I can't remember all the details.
I know all the yarn was superwash wool - because these were gifts and I don't give non-knitting people huge swaths of wool that they can't wash if, say, a bottle of orange pop overturns while one is wrapped up in a hand-knit afghan during a particularly exciting episode of Dr. Who.
I know the pattern is Stephen West's Garter Squish Blanket from Ravelry. The pattern calls for US 15/10 mm needles, and while I can't put my hand on any right now, I know I had them to knit the pumpkins, and I know that when looking at the Original Garter Squish that I thought the gauge was too loose, which is why I'm knitting the new one on US 13/ 9 mm. So we'll call the needles Addi Turbos, US 15.
I know the yarn was Lorna's Laces, Dream in Color and Squoosh Fiberarts. In fact, the one color I am absolutely sure of is the red. It's the Squoosh Superwash and the color name is Velvet. I think. I'm pretty sure the gold, the navy and the pink-ish peach are Lorna's Laces. And I think they are Harvest, Cookie A's Deep Dark Secret and Brick, respectively. I know I recognize China Apple and the green version of Cloud Jungle and I think that brown must be November Muse, all from Dream in Color and the really dark whatever just might be DIC Black Parade. I just don't think I can sort them all out.
I know I knit three more of these, but never took pictures. I really wasn't thinking like a blogger back then was I?