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Topic: Afghan for Dad, Christmas 2009 "Tha Mangroves"  (Read 1051 times)
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« on: February 28, 2010 10:46:18 PM »

I bought this yarn thinking to use a specific pattern, but decided instead to pick a few patterns from a 63 pattern stitch booklet.  I call it "The Mangroves" because of the colors, brown from roots, green for seaweed, blue for water, multi for seashells and sea glass.  It's probably my largest project I've ever finished.





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« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2010 10:54:15 PM »

Absolutely gorgeous! I L.O.V.E. the colors and all the different textures in this! It looks so cozy and warm, too Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2010 11:14:04 PM »

that's so pretty!  i love the colors.
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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2010 12:35:57 AM »

this is really pretty...i just finished making my boyfriend a blanket with manly colors in different stitch patterns too, i just wish i would have thought of doing it all striped like this instead of making 80something squares, it would have been so much faster!
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2010 02:51:30 AM »

Nice sampler afghan! Great colors!

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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2010 04:44:32 AM »

Love this! I adore the variety in color and texture, and the colors work so well together.
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« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2010 08:16:05 AM »

TY  Smiley  I picked the colors so they would compliment my dad's decor.  They were also on clearance, lol, I wish I had bought more, I really liked the colors, too.
I think the best part of it is that it was worked as one piece, I hate having to join squares!
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« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2010 10:06:25 AM »

I really like the colors and the stitches you picked. The two go well together and look awesome. How big is your blanket?
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« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2010 04:32:32 PM »

I think it was somewhere around 48" to 54" by 60" to 66".  Forgot to take measurements, but it's plenty big enough to cozy up under while watching tv in his recliner.
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