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Topic: DORMANT: Star Baby Blanket~Along (w/pattern link)  (Read 147976 times)
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« Reply #340 on: May 04, 2007 04:46:20 AM »

this was my practice one, so it's only about the size of a plate.

once you get in to it, it's far easier, it's just getting it up to 10 or so rows is the hardest.

« Reply #341 on: May 04, 2007 06:12:58 AM »

  I get confused after a few rounds Huh, where you finish one round and begin t'next.  

I sl-st'd to the next ch-space before beginning the next round.  That way, you avoid the sloppy-looking holes where one round ends and the next one begins. 

Berol, I finished mine off by doing one round of plain dc (with 8 dc in each ch-sp), and one round of plain sc (sc in every st).  Can't wait to see how you finish yours, and how big it is!

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« Reply #342 on: May 06, 2007 07:18:23 PM »

i just finished my blanket tonight.  i used lion brand's woolease thick and quick and a huge hook.  so after 6 nights of crocheting, i had an adult sized blanket.  pretty slick if you ask me. 


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« Reply #343 on: May 06, 2007 08:02:38 PM »

Good idea! Use thick yarn and a big hook. Cheesy

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« Reply #344 on: May 07, 2007 04:30:03 AM »

after what feels like endless hours using 4-ply and a G hook, I wish I'd done that!!!

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« Reply #345 on: May 07, 2007 08:18:37 AM »

Oooh! I have a ton of thick yarn that I bought for something else...maybe I could try this and use that yarn...what a good idea...


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« Reply #346 on: May 08, 2007 03:11:25 AM »

ax174, as ever, you are a source of practical inspiration-thank you for helping us crochet novices out with your patient tips and advice.

works a charm, now.
« Reply #347 on: May 08, 2007 09:01:50 PM »

I just finished mine tonight. It took basically forever since I was using an F hook. But it's done and looks adorable so in the end the hours of work were worth it. It's about 46 inches from one point to a point on the opposite side.

And here is the stripe pattern. It's yellow and blue stripes with thin white stripes inbetween.

« Last Edit: May 08, 2007 09:10:17 PM by corinne_x3 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #348 on: May 08, 2007 10:02:55 PM »

i really love the colors of that one... i really wish i could figure the beginning of this pattern out... Undecided
« Reply #349 on: May 09, 2007 03:58:54 AM »

I love the blue and white it looks really cuddly and soft.  What yarn did you use?

Not that I need another crochet project on the go at the moment.....
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