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Topic: Wedding Gift and Garter (garter pattern link added)  (Read 90843 times)
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MmmKnits
« Reply #20 on: June 27, 2006 07:43:10 AM »

That is simply gorgeous. Your niece must be a very special girl to inspire such a labor of love. Beautiful work!
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« Reply #21 on: June 27, 2006 07:47:57 AM »

I am floored. Such beautiful work!

I really want to knit an afghan now.
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« Reply #22 on: June 27, 2006 07:53:42 AM »

Holy freakin' cow. That is truly one of the most (if not the most) amazing thing I have ever seen on Craftster. I am in awe of you.

Speechless.
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« Reply #23 on: June 27, 2006 08:04:22 AM »

That's absolutely remarkable, and I can't imagine the commitment it must have taken.  You've got a very lucky (and, obviously, very well-loved) niece there.

Also, I want the garter.  Pretty!
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« Reply #24 on: June 27, 2006 08:05:30 AM »

Great googly moogly!


i see your great googly moogly and raise you a holy mackeral!

this is beautiful!  what a beautiful afghan.  you can just see the love that went into making this Smiley  its stunning!!
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« Reply #25 on: June 27, 2006 08:14:45 AM »

oh. my. god.  Just...woah.  I love it.  I need to try to make something like that when I can afford it.  Absolutely gorgeous.
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« Reply #26 on: June 27, 2006 08:21:55 AM »

That has to be the most beautiful afghan I have ever seen. I love your idea of putting the trees on an afghan that is a wedding gift-such a beautiful sentiment. This one's definitely destined to be a family heirloom!
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« Reply #27 on: June 27, 2006 08:25:51 AM »

wow. i don't even know what to say, it is so incredibly beautiful!
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« Reply #28 on: June 27, 2006 08:45:48 AM »

That is so pretty. Love it. Cheesy
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« Reply #29 on: June 27, 2006 08:55:36 AM »

Wow -- I went to get my hair cut so I wouldn't be known as the Aunt with the Bad Hair at the wedding, and come home to 3 pages of comments.... thank you all! I do know that both she and the soon to be nephew will not only like it, but understand and appreciate the work involved, which is a nice thing. The rehearsal dinner Friday is a casual, picnic-y thing, so I may give it to them then, because I'd sort of like to be there when they open it.

The garter pattern: It's a Lily Chin Wedding Accessories pattern. I know she got it from this shop: http://www.sew-krazy.com/. She didn't look closely at the pattern and thought it was crocheted, which is why she asked her grandmother to do it. Since I'd just started the afghan, I was pretty happy about that -- if she'd realized it was knitted, she may have asked me.

Once again, thank you all!
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