I washed the blanket. The blocks themselves were fine, but there are a lot of holes in between where I sewed the blocks together. I must not have weaved the ends in tight enough. The blocks themselves were fine though. At first glance I wanted to cry with all the holes I saw, but after a more careful inspection it isn't as bad.
I sewed those things together tight too. I'm surprised there are so many holes I'm going to patch it up and hope that it will stay for when she washes it again. I washed and dried it on what the label said for the yarn.