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« on: September 30, 2010 10:49:14 AM »

I finished this Aran Nosegay Throw the other day.  It is a wedding gift.  I foudn the pattern at Red Heart.  I used Woolese yarn (Lion Brand) in 'fisherman' color.  The pattern did have a few tiny mistakes that were easy to catch and fix.  It went together quick and was easy to do.  The fringe was probable the worst of it all.


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« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2010 11:56:34 AM »

I'm impress!
I'm not a fan of crochet stuff cause most of the time it shrinks or it just doesn't look good.
But this one, I must say that first I absolutely love it, it is so well done I can't believe you did this with your hands and a crochet (and I guess a lot of threads)
Second I like the corn ears did they mean that you wish a lot of money for the couple?
If it is that makes this gift really cool to me, I wish someone wiil have this idea for my mariage!
I like the shape of it, and the way you finished it, I think it is very classy.
Can you tell me since when you're making crochet? Cause I want to try it now!
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2010 04:06:57 AM »

The quality of yard has a lot to do with how it washes.  This one was made with Loin Brand Woolese yarn that is 20% wool.  I used 21 skeins of the yarn.  The picture of it all laid out flat is after I washed it.  It can be dried in the dryer but I choose to dry it flat the first time to block it.

I don't know the meaning of the boquets, my boys kept saying it looked like wheat and you said corn so who really knows!  

I wanted something plain and classy so it will go with anything the couple decides to decorate with.  I do hope they love it.  It is almost big enought to cover a queen sized bed but it is just a throw to snuggle under.  

I got the pattern (called Aran Nosegay Throw) from redheart.com.  I tried to link the pattern but their web site is down at the moment.
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