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« on: July 29, 2011 11:08:29 AM »



This Statue of Liberty afghan is tunisian crocheted with a size J cabled afghan hook.



I used this free online "coloring book" picture of the statue made by Shala Kerrigan.
I graphed that photo at Microrevolt's knitpro website.

For the two towers on either side of the statue I crocheted them by doing the basketweave stitch while switching the colors so that it looks like windows in the buildings. (I know that the statue would really be facing to the right when photographed with the towers but I wanted her facing front of course).

I chose a lot of aqua and turquoise colors because the of statue but I thought they looked nice for the buildings too. Kind of somber.

I'd been to visit the statue and the World Trade Center back around 1979 and I've posted some of my photos of that trip in my blog.
That's why this afghan is special to me.
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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2011 11:20:14 AM »

I like it!
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2011 11:36:42 AM »

Well done and such beautiful thought behind the work. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2011 12:05:00 PM »

I love it!  The colors are gorgeous!
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« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2011 03:43:40 PM »

This is great! What a gorgeous tribute!
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« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2011 07:41:38 PM »

 I never cruised the Crochet threads but today I did I have to say this is just beautiful! I lived in NY for years and miss it so much, lost friends that horrific day 10 years ago Cry this is just lovely! Thank you for sharing...

 
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