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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Just finished hexagon afghan! Yay! on: May 01, 2011 09:42:48 PM

That is the link to the pattern I used! This is my very first hexagon afghan! I am happy with it! :-)

2  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: ACTIVE: GRANNY-A-DAY APRIL *A YEAR OF GRANNIES* Start: 4/1/2011 on: April 28, 2011 02:02:58 AM
I have done some more work on it but I ran out of that pink, and I dont think I can get any more because it was an older skein of yarn I had recieved in a swap.  How ever I may do blue flowers to go with it.  I got some more work done on it and will be posting pics later today sometime.
3  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: ACTIVE: GRANNY-A-DAY APRIL *A YEAR OF GRANNIES* Start: 4/1/2011 on: April 26, 2011 05:18:55 AM

Here's a progress pic of my granny hexagon afghan that I am working on! :-) I still got 12 more pink hexagons to make then I will be done!
4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Ribbed Crochet Beanies on: April 21, 2011 07:26:47 PM
Those are very lovely! Would you be willing to share a pattern with us please?
5  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: My very first coaster/circle on: April 21, 2011 06:41:33 PM
I saw a purple suede recliner on Gumtree once. It was only $20, but I would have had to drive for three hours to go and pick it up. I'd have been up for that, but at the time we didn't have a car that it would fit in.  Sad I make up for it by dyeing my hair bright purple instead.

Well done on the flat circle! Smiley

For a purple recliner, I would had been asking everybody in town that had a truck to help me get it LOL
6  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Easter Afghan with quick tutorial on: April 21, 2011 06:40:18 PM
Thanks so much!! I had alot of fun making this, and it did not take much time to do that either! :-)
7  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: First Sampler afghan on: April 21, 2011 06:38:21 PM
Thank you for all of your kind compliments!! :-) They are greatly appreciated!!
8  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Outside-In Blanket on: April 21, 2011 06:37:04 PM
OMG That is seriously awesome! You have done a lot of work on that blanket and finished it in a timely matter!
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Easter Afghan with quick tutorial on: April 21, 2011 12:56:50 PM
On a side note, the reason one end looks a little bigger than the other is because I had lost my crochet hook that I was using and I couldnt remember which one I had used so I had to improvise and change to another hook.  LOL
10  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Easter Afghan with quick tutorial on: April 21, 2011 12:54:55 PM
This is an afghan that I made with a random pattern I came up with from the top of my head.  Not sure if it was already done, or if I had seen it before, so Im not saying its my very own pattern, but the idea of the pattern came to me and I decided to make it.  Anyhow, here's the easter afghan that I made!

But basically, it's done like this -

Chain how ever wide you want it to be but in multiples of 3.

for the first row, all double crochet stitches.

for the 2nd row, do 3 double crochet stitches, chain 3, skip the next 3 double crochet stitches, then do 3 double crochet stitches, and repeat that all the way to the end.  

Then keep repeating rows 1 and 2 over and over, ending with a solid row at the end, and add your border and that's how you do it!

A tip on keeping the blanket straight and not lomp sided, is on every row, chain 3 then skip the first stitch, and do your other 2 double crochet's.  I have found that method the best way to keep your blankets from getting lompsided when working with a row instead of piecing it together like for a granny square.  This stands true for any time you do rows no matter what pattern you use.
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