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« on: January 13, 2012 08:38:05 AM »

Hey friends!

I had a huge stash of mismatched variegated yarn piled up in my craft closet so I decided - hey! lets make the world's ugliest blanket!

After a few months off and on, it is finally complete Smiley please excuse the unmade bed and iPhone photos (couldn't resist instagramming...)

It's just about Queen-sized - Double Crochet - worsted weight yarn for the most part Smiley





and a close up of some stitches:



Such a simple, mindless project - very relaxing! My sister has already placed an "order" for a "wedding version" for her and her soon-to-be hubby Wink

I might also do some calculations to find out exactly how many stitches there are in this blanket Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2012 09:06:09 AM »

ha! Great use for that random yarn. It looks nice and warm!
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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2012 09:08:37 AM »

It's so ugly, it's beautiful. 
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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2012 09:39:48 AM »

Smiley! I think it's awesome. I love the randomness of all the colors and stripes.
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2012 10:10:02 AM »

haha thanks guys! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2012 10:50:49 AM »

wow! youre my hero. i started a camo blanket like this for my dh and its taking me FOREVER to finish it. its so heavy and hard to work with now. lol. LOVE the randomness of the color scheme!
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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2012 11:08:43 AM »

That is a truly stunning stash busting ugly blanket Wink
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« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2012 11:11:19 AM »

wow! youre my hero. i started a camo blanket like this for my dh and its taking me FOREVER to finish it. its so heavy and hard to work with now. lol. LOVE the randomness of the color scheme!

oh my goodness i feel your pain! by the end, this thing was a BEAST to flip around when i finished a row... i was lugging it around in a rather large tote in the beginning but then it got too big for that haha

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« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2012 12:24:31 PM »

I think its super rad!
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« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2012 01:41:55 PM »

It's not ugly, it's gorgeous! Cheesy
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