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L-train
« on: March 14, 2009 02:43:04 AM »

I've been eyeing this pattern for quite some time. Thanks, Nashira, for posting the pattern.
Here is it blocking:


and this gives a more accurate representation of the colour:


I used superwash wool that I bought on a whim when I didn't have the pattern with me. Consequently I didn't have quite enough, so I could only do 10 repeats instead of eleven. The finished size was about 30" wide by 27" long.  I have already given this blanket to the recipient, who loved it. I thought the pattern was going to be really difficult, but i found it to be pretty easy. I'd really like to make a grown-up sized one sometime, but probably not any time soon!
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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2010 02:09:22 PM »

What a beautiful blanket.  I love the pattern as well as the colour you chose.
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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2010 05:37:29 PM »

Ditto the previous commenter re pattern and colour.

I looove this pattern - but have never gathered my needles (and courage) to try it. Was it exceedingly difficult? 'Cause it sure looks that way.

Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2010 12:21:03 PM »

Aw, shucks. Thanks for the compliments! Jane2, I did not find it difficult --as long as you can do increases and decreases, you'll be fine. It's much easier to make than it looks! I have made a second one, and am partway through a third one at the moment (my friends keep having babies!). You should give the pattern a try Smiley
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