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« on: February 11, 2010 02:23:23 AM »

I was super inspired by PeaceLovesBrains flying/raccoon mario rug but I had no idea how to crochet. So after some trial and error and learning from youtube videos, I (reasonably) mastered the creation of granny squares. So after countless hours of crocheting in front of Seasons 3 & 4 of Dr. Who I created this awesome rug.  Grin



My progress after 1 day of putting it together


The dent I got in my finger from crocheting 197 granny squares


The 197 granny squares  Roll Eyes The brown box has 2 layers
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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2010 04:00:28 AM »

Sweet!  It looks so nice!  And congrats on teaching yourself to crochet.  You did a great job!
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2010 04:25:31 AM »

Awesomely done! Congrats on teaching yourself to crochet.
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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2010 04:44:17 AM »

Awesomeness! hehe I love that you watched seasons of Dr. Who while you worked Cheesy hehe
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2010 08:13:34 PM »

thanks for the praise guys  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2010 08:28:17 PM »

how big are the squares?  It just never occured to me that mario and all the figures are like cross stitch.  One block one color.  You have inspired many ideas!!
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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2010 08:56:18 AM »

I love this.  Actually, I love all these mario granny square blankets.  I keep wanting to make one myself.  But, I get so bored making granny squares.  But, I am more inspired seeing this.  I think I will start finally making one.
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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2010 01:32:23 PM »

how big are the squares?  It just never occured to me that mario and all the figures are like cross stitch.  One block one color.  You have inspired many ideas!!


the squares are one round which is about 2"x2" but some of the squares are bigger or smaller because of the type of yarn used
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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2010 01:37:30 PM »

unbelievable!!!
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« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2010 12:28:15 AM »

Looks awesome! I would give up after first 50 squares Smiley Great job!
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