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« Reply #100 on: January 31, 2007 11:33:24 PM »

I decided to actually make my roommates happy, and get rid of some of my yarn that is slowly leaving the diningroom area to take over the entire living room... *innocent look* So I'm doing the giant granny pattern that Jennickell posted up here...

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What I've got so far (from tonight's Yarn Yoga session and a bit of tv watching)

I'm using the Accord acrylic yarn... I picked up random balls of it a while back for god knows what reason. The colors are Pink rose, Natural, and Denim. They are very nummy next to each other. I can't believe how fast it's growing. I'm using an L hook, and if I hold it up, it goes from my waist to the floor length wise.
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« Reply #101 on: February 06, 2007 12:44:58 PM »

I've just realised, I started this thread, but haven't posted any pictures! Here are my squares so far

They are 4 inch squares crocheted in my left over sock yarn. They are a bit crumpled as they have been stuffed in a plastic bag for a few months. I have enough yarn to make it quite a bit bigger than this.Not sure what colour to use to join them - any suggestions?
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« Reply #102 on: February 06, 2007 06:40:59 PM »

milobo  htat  will be  pretty!
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« Reply #103 on: February 12, 2007 08:35:20 AM »

Milobo - that looks great! I would join with a dark color. I like the way shine's blanket turned out with black as the unifying color. Can't wait to see more!
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« Reply #104 on: February 14, 2007 06:15:31 PM »

milobo-- i heart your family of cool colors.

staysha-- i FINALLY got some shots of my FINISHED piece... will post momentarily...

and, here's the new thread i started for the completed scrap afghans!!
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=152655.0
feel free to add your own completed afghans to the mix.
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« Reply #105 on: February 16, 2007 12:42:36 AM »

I have too many scraps, so crocheting a big afghan would be a great sollution to get rid of 'em.
But I just can't choose between a yoyo (http://www.geocities.com/cdjsimon/simple_yoyo_square.html) or a hexagon afghan! They are both so pretty.  Cheesy
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« Reply #106 on: February 16, 2007 05:06:24 AM »

M_hatter can ya do BOTH? i bet it would look sweet to have a hex granny afghan trimmed in yo-yos!! (or some variation of that...)
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« Reply #107 on: February 16, 2007 09:39:09 AM »



here's my neapolitan granny blanket so far... i've used about half the yarn i originally bought, it's red heart soft yarn. what do you think, will the rest of the yarn make it big enuff to cover the bed? or am i gonna have to buy more yarn? everytime i try to do a stashbusting project, i always end up needing more yarn lol.
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« Reply #108 on: February 17, 2007 04:29:19 AM »

Hey Leesespieces - your granny blanket is looking great!
I love the pink/brown colour combo!
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« Reply #109 on: February 17, 2007 06:00:28 AM »

M_hatter can ya do BOTH? i bet it would look sweet to have a hex granny afghan trimmed in yo-yos!! (or some variation of that...)
Well, I thought about that too, but my mom just convinced me to go for a hexagon afghan. Smiley
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