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Topic: It's a Red Pineapple Wedding Afghan!! (pic heavy)  (Read 1305 times)
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« on: June 18, 2013 09:23:01 AM »

I found this kit online at Herrshners in January and I immediately decided I needed to order it and make it for my husband's cousin's wedding coming up in Sept.  It's the Anastasia Afghan pattern, which came with 15 skeins of 2-ply yarn!  Wowza, right? I started out working the center, then decided to take a break and work the border. I was seeing red pineapples for a LONG  time! It would take me a good 2-3 hours to work a few rows across for the center, and a few rows only give me about 3". The center measures about 43" and the pineapple border is about 6".  Anyway, it works out to about a 60" square. And, out of the 15 skeins of yarn, I only used about 11 so I have left overs! It was 6 months in the making, but I'm finally done, ends woven in and all!

Now, on to the pictures!





Here's how big it is on my queen bed!


Close up of the pineapples:


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« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2013 09:35:48 AM »

Don't know how you found the time to crochet this with all the other things you do. It's gorgeous!!! And I definitely thinks it rocks!
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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2013 10:21:19 AM »

This is just beautiful!!
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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2013 10:37:48 AM »

It's beautiful and will make a great gift!
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« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2013 03:29:59 PM »

Wow!! That thing is AMAZING! Wow! I bet you want to keep it yourself. Its so beautiful! I'm sure your cousin will love it! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2013 01:35:46 PM »

Thank you so much! I am so relieved to be done with it!! And very anxious to see what she thinks of it...but she's the type of person that gets so happy and thankful over anything homemade, so I'm sure she will be ecstatic...now to wait until her wedding in Sept!
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2013 06:12:02 AM »

This is absolutely stunning!!! I love the pattern and the color and the size and OH MY! You did such a beautiful job, I'm sure your husband's cousin is going to cherish this!
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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2013 08:22:59 AM »

That is the most beautiful afghan I have ever seen.
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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2013 10:02:59 AM »

That is the most beautiful afghan I have ever seen.

Ohmygosh, I am blushing! Thank you very much!
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« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2013 12:11:40 AM »

Very pretty!!  I especially like the pineapple border.
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