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Topic: Log Cabin Pillow (from Mason Dixon Knitting)  (Read 2193 times)
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« on: May 10, 2006 08:53:56 AM »

This book rawks. (bangs head) Ann & Kay, creators of the eponymous blog and the book that sprang from it, are too funny. The blog

One of the patterns is a blanket in the style of the Log Cabin quilts. I loved the idea but didn't need another afghan, to say nothing of my minimal free time, which pretty much limits me to small projects. For example, the rag pillow cover I was knitting from an old pair of flannel pajama pants. It looked great, till I tossed it in the wash & it fell apart.

So, I had this 12 inch pillow form staring its blank stare at me, and a weekend to do...well, not much except sit around and tend my sick mom. I also had tons of wild colors of yarn from my recent amigurumi addiction. The end result was this.




Loud and uncoordinated, I know, but it was a ton of fun & I thought I'd share.  Grin


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« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2006 10:13:28 AM »

I dunno, sometimes loud and uncoordinated works. I believe this is one of those times.

I hope your mom feels better....
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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2006 08:04:30 AM »

I like it! Smiley I am drawn to loud Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2006 09:22:43 AM »

Awesome!  It's loud in all the right ways.  Three cheers for color.  Log Cabin was the first quilt block I ever did and now that I love to knit I will have to give this a try.  GREAT JOB!! and thanks for the link.

Cheers, rhubie
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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2006 09:40:32 AM »

Aw, thanx yall.  Smiley

If you go to the blog click on the Knitalong link on the right side--it will take you to the Mason Dixon KAL where lots of people are posting stuff they have made from the book. Very cool!
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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2006 05:09:38 PM »

Awesome idea!  I too love the pattern but do not need another throw.  I'll be certainly adding this to my "must knit" list.

Now for my dumb question...what did you do for the back?  Just plain knitted? Or is it as pretty on the back as the front?

Thanks!

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« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2006 07:56:25 PM »

neat job!
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« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2006 08:37:39 PM »

it reminds me of pencils.. lol. very cute though.
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« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2006 09:13:22 PM »

Love the idea of a pillow.  I have been wanting to try the log cabin pattern, but I don't need another afghan.  Bright colors make for better napping anyways.   Grin
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