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« on: July 11, 2012 08:29:04 PM »

Saw this pattern on Pinterest last week and had to make it for a friends little girl.
It is 3x5 foot and worked up pretty fast.

The middle is 5 grannys and then you just crochet around them.

Thanks for looking!

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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2012 09:41:20 PM »

It looks beautiful! The colors are great, and I can't believe you finished it so quickly.

It's bad enough wasting time, without killing it.

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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2012 09:54:57 PM »

this really is very cool! i just am wondering how you did the "V" part without all your stitches crowding each other ..... ripple blankets always confuse me  Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2012 01:14:55 AM »

You work fast! and well too.
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« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2012 06:57:26 AM »

WOW!  I like your afghan.  Super job!
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2012 11:11:12 AM »

Oh gosh, I saw the title of this thread and though each one of those colored spots was a tiny granny square~ Can you imagine the work that would take??  Roll Eyes

So yes! This is a much simpler, better idea than that. It's so pretty! I've made rainbow cluster blankets before, but always straight rows-- I'll have to try this for the next baby in the family.

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« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2012 08:17:06 AM »

omg this is gorgeous!! i never would have thought to start with grannies in the middle, i really love how it looks!

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« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2012 10:02:41 AM »

IS there a pattern to make this?? this is so neat looking..
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2012 11:52:41 AM »

Love the colors.  =)

Second on the pattern thing.  Would you please post one?

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« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2012 08:36:02 PM »

Thank you all!

I couldn't find a written pattern so I just winged it.
I am not a pattern writer, I do better with the diagrams, so bear with me please.

Make a standard granny with 5 rows on the joining and subsequent ripple rows begin with a chain 3 in the ch 2 corner of the granny and then granny around the next corner as usual until you reach the opposite corner from where you started and cluster the three dc on current granny and next granny to be joined. so you will have 6 DC on the hook then finish cluster stitch, chain 1 and continue on granny squaring over the next granny until you have joined all the grannys in a row finishing with a chain 3 just like you started. the chain 3 starts/finishes become the edges of the afghan.

I hope this makes sense. Smiley

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