Well I managed to get the blanket finished the other day. We were having a party on Sunday evening and it was the push I needed to get on with sewing the ends in and doing the border so that it could go out of the way. In the end I decided to do a fairly plain border, mainly because the other blanket has no border and I didn't want one to look lots fancier than the other.
So here it is:
I used a crab stitch (also called reverse single crochet) for the edge
I also managed to make lots of cakes for the party. I did some Apricot & Banana Muffins and some Vanilla Cupcakes: