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Topic: Attic24 Inspired "Summer Garden Throw" (and bonus pillow!)  (Read 3696 times)
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WhistleFish
« on: June 04, 2013 12:24:29 PM »




My own version of Attic24's "Summer Garden Throw" (link to her original post: http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/2009/05/the-square-throw-tadah.html)

I used Caron Simply Soft (which I kind of regret, but I like the colors!). Took me about 9 months off and on (there were a couple big breaks) for the blanket and only a week off and on for the pillow.

More on the blanket/pillow in my blog: http://two-forty-six.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-big-ta-dah-summer-garden-throw.html.

Hope you guys like it!
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« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2013 01:10:57 PM »

Love it! It's awesome. Grin
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« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2013 01:11:31 PM »

Lovely blanket, such nice colours you chose.
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« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2013 01:52:09 PM »

The colors make me think of a Warhol. Love it!
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« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2013 06:12:53 PM »

That is really impressive!

Hitting this rocks! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2013 08:56:39 PM »

Wow, those are beautiful! I really like the colors you chose and how you put them together. Why do you regret using the Caron Simply Soft yarn? Is it not holding up well?
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WhistleFish
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2013 07:29:20 AM »

Thank you all for the nice words!

Cankle - I just feel like in the long run it won't hold up too well or look as nice. (I could be wrong!) The yarn has a slight fuzzy look to it when it's brand new and I feel like it might just get fuzzier and fuzzier looking the longer we use it. I do hope I'm wrong...I'm in love with this blanket!
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« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2013 02:32:26 PM »

I am in love with these pieces!  STUNNING!


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lady4feet
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2013 03:02:17 PM »

Love your color choices. I really like Caron simply soft, well the color selection and the softness of it. I have some in my stash that I bought to make a sweater out of (that I have since frogged) so I agree with you with the initial fuzziness. Hope it holds up for you.
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« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2013 05:47:04 PM »

So beautiful.  I love the colors!
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