Today I receive notice from Guinness World Records. They have received the evidence from our world record attempt. I can take up to 12 weeks to review the documents. So please be patient. As soon as I hear back from them, I will let you know.
Last week we finished our world record blanket. The event has been a great success. There are so many people I have to thank, so I would like to start with my “Thank you No.1”.
My first “Thank you” goes to all the crocheter, who have sent me over 11,000 Granny Squares. I received so many motifs from all over the world. Each was like a small pieces of artwork. Thanks to all of you, who have made this possible.
Die dpa hatte von unsere Rekord-Decke berichte. Gestern erschien in der Rhein Zeitung ein Artikel dazu. The German Press Agency kindly reported on our record blanket. Yesterday, the German newspaper “Rhein Zeitung” carried the article.
When I started this project in 2012, I could not envisioned what we completed yesterday at Ishinomaki. On Saturday, September 20th, together with many friend and supporters we completed our world record blanket. The event was our attempt to break the current Guinness World Record for the world’s largest crochet blanket of 306.2 m².
The final count of the blanket is:
11,250 Granny Squares of 20 x 20 cm,
Finished size 476,78 m²
The blanket has now been made into smaller blankets to be given to victims of the 2011 earthquake and Tsunami in the Tohoku area.