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« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2009 03:13:30 AM »

Wow, like everyone else has said - that looks amazing! The sepia was a perfect choice - it truly enhanced the picture! I don't know how you did it - but I did some crochet back in the day and I know this has to have taken forever and more patience than I could ever find!!!
You have got to answer back and tell us what she thought!!! That has got to be the best present she has ever gotten!!!!

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« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2009 04:36:59 AM »

Thanks everyone!  It was a very long going and tedious blanket with all the colour changes, but soooooo worth it!!  Its a pretty easy concept, no graphs!  But I can't take credit for that part. I sent a pic to www.crochetbynumbers.com and he sent me the pattern for this.

I actually made it for Christmas for my Mom and I tried so hard to get it done.  I only had 3 weeks so I had a lot of late nights! But no matter what I tried I couldn't get it done. Both faces were there, I just really had the border to do, a couple more rows too, so I decided to give it to her anyways, and tell her I was taking it home to finish it.  Well, when I went to leave she said "No, you don't need this yet" lol she wouldn't let me take it!!!!  My Aunt cried and my Mom just loved it.  So I finally got it back about 1 week later and finished it up.  Shes going to hang it I crocheted a loop into the top so it can easily hang but easily be taken down for a quick cuddle.

Thanks again everyone!!

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« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2009 05:57:46 AM »

WOW. That is absolutely breathtaking.  I can imagine how much your mom loves it!! **This Rocks!**
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« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2009 06:08:03 AM »

OMG!  That's beautiful.  Absolutely beautiful.  I would SOOO cry buckets of tears if someone gave that to me.

What a fabulous daughter you are!  Very thoughtful.

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« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2009 07:18:54 AM »

I just love it. WOW!!! That's beautiful.  May I ask, how big was you finished it?

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« Reply #15 on: January 17, 2009 07:36:06 AM »

HOWWWWW did you do this??  This is amazing!!!

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« Reply #16 on: January 17, 2009 07:44:44 AM »

I cannot imagine a cooler, more meaningful present. You are a thoughtful daughter and a talented crocheter (if that's a word).

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« Reply #17 on: January 17, 2009 07:55:54 AM »

This is really amazing! Words just can't express how wonderful that is! **This Rocks**!

« Reply #18 on: January 17, 2009 08:09:57 AM »

That is stunning!  How big is the finished project?
« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2009 08:29:25 AM »

it's stunning, and it made me teary.  i don't know what to say, it's just amazing and literally awesome.  i am in awe of its "some"ness...(?)  just wonderful!
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