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MadameD
« on: November 23, 2007 07:29:55 PM »

I found this pattern in a big 80's pattern library, the kind where you collect all the patterns you like and put them in a binder.  It had a weird step halfway through that completely confused me, so I just kept up with the spiral shape until it was a size I liked.

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« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2007 07:48:54 PM »

hey i really like this blanket! is it baby- or adult-sized? i like the greens. and that's its a circle, not the typical rectangle.

mostly, though, i'm writing to say your icon is the BEST! is that you/your friends? it's just absolutely brilliant!
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« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2007 08:11:56 PM »

re:icon-no, it's just a pic I found that was absolutely hilarious!
It's lap-blanket sized, so would be good for that, or small child blanket.  I like to make really big baby blankets, so the kid can use them for longer, so I consider it a baby blanket size.
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« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2007 09:06:45 PM »

You know I actually have a doily pattern like that. It is a great blanket. I like to make my blankets larger too. Great job.
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« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2007 09:42:47 PM »

I saw a boy wearing a hat made in that spiral years ago and it still haunts me!  PLEASE share the pattern!
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jkaymac
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2007 05:35:02 PM »

I know I've seen this basic shape as a doily before too.  But I love how it looks as a blanket.  I'll dig through some of my old books and see if I can find it.

Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2007 05:55:32 PM »

I did find the pattern, but it's in a book that's still under copyright, so I can't share.

"Better Homes and Gardens White Crochet"   In this book, they used thread instead of yarn and joined 347 motifs for a bedspread. 
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« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2007 08:07:49 PM »

Arg!  Thanks.  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2007 03:36:14 PM »

Absolutely LOVE it! *headed to the library now* Hope I can find it! Or something similar.  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2007 10:21:56 PM »

I'll see if I can't find the thing, it floats around my bedroom.
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