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Brandy2005
« on: August 14, 2010 05:42:29 AM »

A friend of mine is having a baby boy, and she is doing his room in giraffes.  I was going to make her an amigurumi giraffe but decided to do something different.  I found a picture of a giraffe and graphed it (which to me was the hardest part) I used filet crochet to make it.  Here is the picture. It is going to the baby shower today!





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« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2010 05:52:21 AM »

Very sweet Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2010 06:32:43 AM »

This is one of the cutest blankets I have ever seen. You did an amazing job and that is one lucky baby.
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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2010 08:29:40 AM »

Your blanket turned out le cute. I really like the picture you chose. I am contemplating trying my hand at filet crochet and your blanket may be the project that makes me go pick up some graph paper and a hook...
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2010 09:15:03 AM »

Awww! You're my source of inspiration now, because I got the crazy idea to do a filet crochet blankie for my sister too...

Do you buy special graph paper? I just buy paper with squares :p
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« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2010 09:27:25 AM »

This is adorable, a definite heirloom.  The style is so different from the baby quilts and blankets you usually see now.  I'm sure it will be the hit of the shower!
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« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2010 09:46:34 AM »

That's awesome.  There needs to be more filet crochet in the world.   Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2010 10:44:51 AM »

That's adorable! Can we talk you into sharing the graph?
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« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2010 01:25:09 PM »

Wow!  I need to learn how to do that!
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« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2010 01:37:39 PM »

Aww, so cute! It reminds me of the giraffe that was on our son's birth announcement, I love it.
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