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« on: April 06, 2009 05:53:20 AM »

These are just simple round ripple blankets using Bernat Baby Coordinates:





As you can see, they're very different from one another... ^_-

On the first one I started with two strands of pink, then gradually shifted through the colours of the rainbow until I got to pink again.  The second one started with two strands of peach and proceeded in the same way.

I finished them both off with a round of backward sc (One in each dc, three in the corner-point spaces), which ended up being a lot nicer than I'd hoped!

An easy enough pattern, but hoo-boy, were there ever a lot of ends to weave in! Yikes!
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« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2009 06:16:36 AM »

wow.. very beautiful! thank you for sharing! :]
i hate having a ton of ends to weave in, too. it's like "AHH! where are they all coming from?!" haha.
again, thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2009 08:49:23 AM »

omg that turned out nice!!  I want to make a round star blanket myself eventually. 
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2009 09:09:35 AM »

Lovely!  Cheesy I recently finished a 5-color ripple that reminded why I usually make afghans with a single color (or a variegated yarn) - I hate those ends!
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« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2009 09:18:34 AM »

Very Pretty Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2009 09:29:08 AM »

nice! they turned out cute! i made a star blanket like this. very pretty.
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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2009 09:56:05 AM »

I was able to crochet over the ends somewhat as the blanket got bigger (I didn't want the different colours to show through where they weren't wanted!), but still... I'd say there were at least two dozen ends in all.

I'll probably make some more of these, too, which is clearly a sign of insanity.
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« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2009 04:12:01 PM »

I love both your round ripples. The rainbow colors are beautiful. I recently got a RR pattern and am working on my 2nd blanket now. They are so much fun to do.
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« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2009 07:27:24 AM »

How pretty!  Never even thought about making a round one before.
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« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2009 03:49:28 PM »

LOVE THEM!!!! and that yarn!

i tried making a star blanket (several times) but the center just wasnt looking right... i think ill try sorting it out this weekend..
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