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Topic: "scrap" afghan, *edited for a backside pic (first post)  (Read 30402 times)
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« on: August 20, 2005 07:46:04 PM »

i made this afghan about a year ago.  in this pic, it's spread out on my full sized bed.  the pattern was really boring, but it was more an experiement on changing color.  it's pretty crazy, but that's okay.

Here's the back side.  I joined using the slip stitch and single crochet.  Whenever I needed to tuck in loose ends (bc i hate weaving them in), I used sc.  I laid out and approximated where I wanted everything, then joined in between single squares.  then I took my long strips and joined them in one long go.  then I bordered the whole with 1 or 2 rows of single crochet.  (Sorry this took so long, guys!)

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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2005 07:49:52 PM »

I love those kind of afghans!

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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2005 08:10:54 PM »

I LOVE that and the fact you were willing to experiment. Experimentation makes it more of an art instead of just a craft.

Plus, it looks like a quilt.

« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2005 09:06:03 PM »

that's too cool...kinda crazy...that's why I'm attracted to it.

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« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2005 09:37:21 PM »

I like it! And I'm impressed you sewed all the pieces together. I have popcorn cans (like you get at Christmas) full of granny squares that I'm going to sew together. Someday!

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« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2005 09:45:56 PM »

Good golly, Miss Molly.... that must have taken a LONG time. It looks really cool! All colorful and stuff. Great great job. Smiley

« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2005 09:49:06 PM »

seriously, how long did this take you? it looks amazing! I'm making a scrap afghan now, but with knitting so i can learn all different kinds of stitches. I hope it comes out this nice!
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2005 11:37:24 AM »

Wow....I don't have the patience to make something like that.  All the color changes and ends to weave and sewing...!!   Shocked  You did a great job!   Grin

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« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2005 12:52:33 PM »

That is so pretty! All of the pieces look so precise! Love it! Kiss

« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2005 10:55:49 PM »

Gorgeous!  Wish I had your staying power to complete something like that!
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