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Topic: DORMANT: Star Baby Blanket~Along (w/pattern link)  (Read 150323 times)
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« Reply #550 on: November 06, 2007 12:04:21 PM »

Everyones blankets look really good. I finally finished mine YAY! it's just over 37" point to valley

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« Reply #551 on: November 06, 2007 09:15:49 PM »

I love it Smiley And Im not just saying that because Im your friend. If it sucked,I would totally tell you  Wink j.k But seriously, it's great! It looks so.... neat and crisp? It's lying perfectly flat and everything, mine always curl a bit lol.
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« Reply #552 on: November 07, 2007 05:44:16 AM »

oooh! everybody's blankets look really great! I started one a couple of days ago with some horrible acrylic yarn just to check how this was made... and went on with it, so now the star should be like 25cm from one point to another... I wonder how big I can make it with the yarn I have because there is no more of this at the shop Sad

I'll try and post a pic later
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« Reply #553 on: November 07, 2007 06:01:50 AM »

oooh! everybody's blankets look really great! I started one a couple of days ago with some horrible acrylic yarn just to check how this was made... and went on with it, so now the star should be like 25cm from one point to another... I wonder how big I can make it with the yarn I have because there is no more of this at the shop Sad

I'll try and post a pic later

That's pretty much what I'm doing, except I have like 3 shades of baby yarn I'm trying to get rid of. I'm also using a N hook instead because I wanted it to be bigger.
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« Reply #554 on: November 07, 2007 10:33:15 AM »

That's pretty much what I'm doing, except I have like 3 shades of baby yarn I'm trying to get rid of. I'm also using a N hook instead because I wanted it to be bigger.

I don't know exactly how big an N hook is. I am using a 3 hook, as it says the inscription (I am in Spain so I guess this should be the European clasification?), and I wish I had used thicker yarn and a 6 hook at least!! this is going to take forever...

btw, what is "baby yarn"? is it yarn especially for babies? there is just a shop here sending just a few colors and brands, about just 20 different options in ugly colors Sad

here's what I already have, I am now liking the colros a bit more... tomorrow a friend of mine in another city is going to the local branch of the shop where I got it to check if they have some more... I would really like to finish it in a big size!!

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« Reply #555 on: November 07, 2007 11:00:36 AM »

Baby yarn is a thinner type like sport weight. And an N is 10mm thick. And I love the color of your blanket (is that a chenille yarn? or a silky? either way its gorgeous)
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« Reply #556 on: November 07, 2007 11:20:48 AM »

there are hooks 1cm thick!! (yeah, I am THAT new to crochet) so then my number 3 hook is 3mm thicks, in fact *measures hook* it is 3mm thick... this is going to take me forever...

my yarn says 100% acrylic, it has a sort of shiny look. and thanks for liking it! Cheesy
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« Reply #557 on: November 07, 2007 11:48:28 AM »

Great job Vikiki. It does look all neat and tidy.  Mine is a bit wonky I think.
 
I really like your colors of Silverfisch
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« Reply #558 on: November 07, 2007 12:14:34 PM »

Oooh!! I didn't even know there was a CAL for this but I made one and I LOVE it. It is for my bf's cousin who had a baby about a month ago. I used LB Homespun in two colors. It is so soft I wanted to keep it!

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« Reply #559 on: November 07, 2007 03:30:08 PM »

silverfisch, i think you're using the same kind of thread i'm using for mine. it does take forever... i haven't done anything in mine for a long time, my wrist was hurting from making so many dcs  Grin
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