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« on: September 09, 2009 08:55:11 AM »

I've finished a lot of crochet projects this summer, and have a lot to show, but I thought I'd start with the largest one.
It's 40x50", made out of wool with a crochet hook nr 5. Took me a couple of weeks and was mostly fun.
I used different red, pink and purple colours, framed it with different greens and finished the job with brown edges. It's supposed to look like a flower bed with red flowers. The colours are more vibrant live, but this is what I've got.
This is going to be a wedding present for some friends getting married next week, and since my last wedding blanket was a success, I hope this will be too.

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« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2009 08:57:52 AM »

WOW Great work!  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2009 09:04:12 AM »

Love this!  I love the colors
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« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2009 10:04:15 AM »

this is awesome you've done a really great job
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« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2009 10:17:58 AM »

That's great!  Not only do the colors look smashing, but it's soooooo tidy and well-hooked.  I've been coveting granny-square scarves and think these colors would make a great one.
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« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2009 10:40:17 AM »

Lovely!  You have very lucky friends Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2009 10:51:46 AM »

Looks fabulous!!
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« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2009 02:54:05 PM »

Beautiful, I love the color combination!
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« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2009 03:35:47 PM »

i am absolutely in love with this. i think i want one too  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2009 05:52:52 PM »

Thanks for your kind replies. I know this isn't as ambitious as my multicoloured blanket (320 squares) but on the other hand it shows that even a big blanket doesn't have to be a huge project. This is 63 squares and took me a couple of weeks thanks to the big hook. With thicker yarn and a bigger hook a blanket will be done in no time.
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