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Happiness
« on: June 17, 2012 03:44:36 PM »

I started this blanket for a friend about a year and a half ago and finally finished it!



Me sitting on it for size comparison:
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« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2012 06:16:22 PM »

It looks great.  How do you join the granny squares in that kind of work?

I love pixelated video game afghans.  I'm afraid of doing them (and the afghans that use granny squares to simulate quilts) myself, because merely thinking about weaving in all those ends makes me want to lie down in a dark room.

Thank you for showing!
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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2012 03:35:19 AM »

Ha ha! That is amazing, great work!
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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2012 05:01:13 PM »

It looks great.  How do you join the granny squares in that kind of work?

I love pixelated video game afghans.  I'm afraid of doing them (and the afghans that use granny squares to simulate quilts) myself, because merely thinking about weaving in all those ends makes me want to lie down in a dark room.

Thank you for showing!

I just sew the squares into rows then sew the rows to each other. It takes time but it's kinda zen. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2012 05:17:32 PM »

Thanks for your response.  What I meant was, do you go through both loops, back loops only, or front loops only?  Do you use a tapestry needle and yarn, or do you crochet the squares together?  And if the latter, using a single crochet, slip stitch, or other stitch?
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« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2012 01:21:51 PM »

Oh! I use a tapestry needle and sew through both loops on the square. I wanted a kinda of not noticeable joining so I just decided to sew them.
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« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2012 07:39:25 PM »

Thanks.
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« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2012 09:11:27 PM »

Ha, that is too cool, love the angry sun level!
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« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2012 10:55:07 AM »

I love this! One of the coolest pixelated projects I've seen yet!

And nice work on finishing such a substantial project.
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« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2012 07:41:48 PM »

Hurray for more pixelated projects! This one is great and it's unique!
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