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Topic: Stained Glass Afghan *updated with deets on the fleece backing!*  (Read 63312 times)
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milllie
« Reply #40 on: October 05, 2011 06:09:36 PM »

This is amazing...one of the coolest things I have ever seen! 
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« Reply #41 on: October 06, 2011 10:54:11 AM »

love it! Awesome work!
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hellojude
« Reply #42 on: October 06, 2011 01:51:44 PM »

love the overlapping
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« Reply #43 on: October 07, 2011 08:48:30 AM »

I love this!!!
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Kandicole
« Reply #44 on: October 17, 2011 04:22:08 PM »

You mentioned you adjusted the pattern a little on the black border rounds... I am about to begin this project, and would like to know what you had to change before I start.  Thanks.   Smiley
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« Reply #45 on: November 08, 2011 10:49:57 PM »

Thank you all for the kind words! Cheesy

You mentioned you adjusted the pattern a little on the black border rounds... I am about to begin this project, and would like to know what you had to change before I start.  Thanks.   Smiley

I didn't write down exactly what I did, and I no longer have the afghan so I can't tell you stitch by stitch... but I found that my motifs required three black rounds, not two (as written), to get a solid square shape without any warping. In the first two black rounds, I included some strategic placements of HDCs and SCs, so that I only used DCs in between the corner motifs (to build up height between corner motifs, and add as little height as possible to the outside corners of each motif).

I hope that helps, at least a little! I would recommend working one block all the way from start to finish and experimenting a little bit on the border rounds to see what works best with your gauge and yarn, and then emulating that on the other squares you do.
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« Reply #46 on: November 12, 2011 11:25:39 AM »

This is gorgeous! I am making an afghan and I'm worried that the recipient wont like the chunky texture... I may have to add a fleece backing but that means it definitely wont be done in time for this birthday Sad
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« Reply #47 on: January 23, 2012 11:30:22 AM »

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« Reply #48 on: July 18, 2013 04:36:35 PM »

This piece is so amazingly stunning! 
I just had to pin it to Craftster's Crochet & Amigurumi Pinterest Board Grin
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« Reply #49 on: November 05, 2013 03:18:20 PM »

definitely going to try this! Cheesy
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