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« on: March 03, 2010 04:00:54 PM »

While I was making my Scrabble afghan at work last year, my supervisor suggested I make a pink and white dog blanket for her princess, Sasha, when I came back in March.  Well, it's March.  So after looking at patterns, I decided to make Laura Lynn's Chromium Star blanket that I found on ravelry.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/chromium-star-blanket
While I was making Sasha's, my roommate suggested I make a matching blue one for our supervisor's other dog, Sully.  So I started them on Friday, finished them yesterday, and gave them today.  She loved them and was completely surprised.  She kept saying "thank you" and "I'm speechless."  She also said that they were too pretty for the dogs and might just keep them on the couch where the dogs don't go.   Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2010 05:20:52 PM »

Very pretty Smiley I love the matching yarns you found for each color! I definitely need to go check that pattern out Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2010 05:25:39 PM »

Lucky doggys! So pretty!

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« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2010 05:51:19 PM »

I love how the varigated yarn looks in these.

About how much yarn did each one take (I'm wondering if I can stash bust with this pattern)?

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« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2010 06:53:41 PM »

I love how the varigated yarn looks in these.

About how much yarn did each one take (I'm wondering if I can stash bust with this pattern)?

For the pink, I used less than one full 7 oz skein of Simply Soft Plum Wine.  I had two skeins of the multi color, but I'm not sure how much was in each skein.

For the blue, I used almost a whole 5 oz skein Red Heart Soft Light Blue and almost two full 5 oz skeins of Red Heart Super Saver Shaded Dusk.

I'm not sure how much Simply Soft White I used for each blanket, but together I probably used between one and a half and one and three-quarters 7 oz skeins.

I hope this helps!
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2010 09:31:23 PM »

those are really pretty... i have not seen a star pattern before...
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2010 03:16:56 PM »

Beautiful!  I've been working on a purple-themed starghan with this same pattern.  I really like how yours turned out  Smiley
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