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« on: February 15, 2007 12:08:32 PM »

I live on campus at a new england college, long story short, pipe froze = no heat, heat gun = fire, fire = no more dorm for a month. The heat people my college hired, caught my dormatory on fire, luckily no one was hurt and only a few rooms were affected. One room was badly damaged and the girls that lived in it lost everything. My room was fine and I wanted to do something to help out. I found some lionbrand boulce yarn at the dollar store and loaded up. I didn't have enough to make a full afghan, so it ended up being a lapghan. I used an N hook and it worked up really fast within 2 days I was done. They really liked it. Sorry the pics arn't the best.

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« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2007 12:25:22 PM »

Love it - very nice & cheerful colors!  I'm sure they appreciated it.  Glad you're O.K.  This weather right now is crazy!
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Unstylish, clichd, or outmoded.

naff2 (nf)  intr.v. Chiefly British Slang. naffed, naffing, naffs
To fool around or go about: naffing about in a tutu (Suzanne Lowry).
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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2007 01:23:05 PM »

I am a residential student at a New England college also, and I cannot imagine being with out heat.
I am happy that no one was hurt.
Your blanket is beautiful!
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« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2007 01:53:21 PM »

Thats horrible!  I'm glad you are alright.

Thats so sweet of you to make something for them.  Its beautiful.  And I bet its nice and soft too.
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« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2007 02:31:13 PM »

Wow, that sucks about the fire. That was very nice of you. I live in Wisconsin, so I know how much it would suck to not have heat right now.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2007 03:49:48 PM »

Lovely lapghan, I'm sure it was appreciated. Random acts of kindness are wonderful. You did a great job Wink
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sunnish
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2007 07:02:13 PM »

That's very very nice of you and it looks lovely. I'm sure it will be appreciated!  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2007 07:20:18 AM »

Wow, how awful! Your afghan is lovely though.

Great job!!!
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