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« on: June 03, 2011 04:23:32 PM »

Last year I wanted to crochet a "granny-circles-to-hexagons" afghan but I never have enough time to finish it. So what to do with a lot of pre-made colorful circles...? I think I've found the perfect way to use them! @;) It was a bit difficult to create an octagon (the umbrella shape) from squares (what I crocheted from the original hexagon pattern), but at least it's worth every single gray hair I grown in the process!!!







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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2011 05:13:40 PM »

Awesome!  That looks great!!!
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« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2011 05:22:51 PM »

Thank You zkatom!  Kiss
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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2011 06:37:12 PM »

Oh babukatorium, you've done it again. Absolutely beautiful.
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« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2011 06:40:25 PM »

I'm in awe & inspired! Your creations always make my eyes happy!  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2011 06:50:36 PM »

Holy Shmoly!!!! That is INCREDIBLE!!! Shocked
I've just gotten the hang of the solid, no color changes, no elaborate stitches granny square and a few times I felt like punching my yarn in it's face (if yarn HAD a face).
Wow....must bow to you and your mad skills
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« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2011 07:11:11 PM »

I'm not normally a big fan of granny squares but your parasol is amazing. Did you just buy an umbrella and use that as the base? However, you did it, this project rocks!
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« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2011 12:40:01 AM »

Wow, it's SO great and awesome!!! Shocked
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« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2011 06:25:39 AM »

probably the most inventive use for granny squares Ive encountered so far, love, love, love those colors!!!
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« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2011 02:22:23 PM »

Super cute, I love this one too!!!! Grin Grin Grin Grin
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