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What’s the story of your Rock the Garden blanket?

People are relaxing in the sun at Rock the Garden and lying on blankets from—it turns out—all over the world! We asked a few people to tell us about their Rock the Garden blankets.


“A friend made this blanket for me back in high school.”

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“This blanket is from Mexico. It was a gift from friends.”

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“Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.”

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“Gustavus! I went there.”

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“This is my grandmother’s blanket, from northern Minnesota.”

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“My fiancée picked this up at a felt store.”

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“I got this towel in Hawaii, a long time ago.”

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“I made this quilt.”

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“I found this in the picnic section at Target. I heeded the Morning Show’s advice to bring a waterproof blanket.”

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“I searched all over Israel for this blanket. I knew exactly what I wanted, and finally I found it.”

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