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« on: March 08, 2008 02:50:05 PM »

I started this in September, and I finally got around to finishing it up today. It's all yarn from my stash, single crochet with an N hook. I just grabbed whatever color I thought would look good next and made the stripes pretty random. It's roughly twin-bed sized, I'm not sure what the exact measurements are though.

On the bed (it looks too short, but it's an extra long twin bed, so it really is long enough to cover me)


Another angle on the bed:


On the (slightly messy) floor:


And an in-progress pic just for fun from september when I started!
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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2008 02:59:19 PM »

It looks great!  I started one very similar to yours on Christmas day and just finished it yesterday.  Smiley  Yours looks awesome though, very neat and straight (unlike mine).
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2008 03:19:32 PM »

thats cool.
i wish i had the attention span to finish a blanket.
when i firest saw the little thumbnail, i thought it was a shelf of books that had a ladder.
i like the colors.
good job.
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« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2008 03:24:48 PM »

Id have given up mid october! It looks soooooo snuggly warm and soft. Youve inspired me to start something similar to bust my stash!
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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2008 03:26:04 PM »

Amazing work, your rows are very precise. I recently started a similar endeavor, but it is ripple stitch. And I'm changing colors every row. I hope mine is as neat as yours when it is finished.
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« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2008 03:45:24 PM »

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when i firest saw the little thumbnail, i thought it was a shelf of books that had a ladder
  Ha!  I thought the very same thing.  (I love those ladders in libraries)

I really like it.  As everyone else has said, your rows are so neat!  ANd I like how you laid out the colors.
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« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2008 03:49:38 PM »

That's gorgeous! I <3 stripey blankets.
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« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2008 03:55:11 PM »

adorable! that's the absolute perfect way to hit up the stash! i love it!
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« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2008 05:33:30 PM »

Love the color sequence, great pairing!
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« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2008 05:48:19 PM »

That's beautiful. Cheesy Your stitches are so neat! Was it all worsted weight yarn?
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