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whyme81687
« on: November 18, 2009 02:19:21 PM »

So one of my very close friends from college got married this past September. I wanted to give them something beyond the typical registry gifts. I decided to make them an afghan for the wedding out of their favorite colors hers, purple his Blue. I used this http://web.archive.org/web/20010711184037/members.aol.com/lffunt/spanish.htm pattern for the squares. I honestly don't know why I thought making an afghan out of granny squares was going to be a good idea I hate granny squares. I hate the monotony mostly. It took me about 7 months to make but that was with substantial periods where I did nothing. I have since taken a break from crocheting since I'm sick of just staring at the same pattern Cheesy

Onto the pictures! (It looks a bit wonky but it's really not that bad in real life)



Close up of a square and the border:



Thanks for looking! Comments and criticism welcome!
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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2009 02:21:45 PM »

That's fab - I like that the purple isn't 'PURPLE', it's nice and muted
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2009 03:18:25 PM »

Nice choice of colors and I love the motif in the middle. Different than most motifs I have seen.
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2009 04:54:01 PM »

I think that may be the nicest granny square motif combined with a pretty awesome color palette. Nice job!
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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2009 10:21:31 PM »

This is beautiful! You can never go wrong with a granny square, they are my favorite types of blankets to make, they're fast and easy!  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2009 11:30:11 AM »

Great job!!

Love the border.

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« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2009 11:51:22 AM »

Great job!  I know how annoying granny squares can be, but they make the most unique afghans I think.  Your friends are lucky to receive this  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2009 05:18:43 PM »

beautiful!!! <3 I love it!
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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2009 07:44:06 PM »

Thanks everyone! When my friend told me that her and her fiancee's favorite colors were purple and blue I was like yay what great complimenting colors!  Roll Eyes but I really ended up liking how they worked together.
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« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2009 06:54:36 AM »

you did a truly amazing job, your stitch work is really well done, this blanket it possibly the nicest i've seen Smiley great work.
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