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« on: April 12, 2017 04:10:48 PM »

Two summers ago Mistress Jennie hosted the One Awesome Harry Potter Thing Swap and I was lucky enough to be paired with the delightful Abbeeroad.  Abbee's "wish list item" was an afghan like Ron has in the Harry Potter movies.

Like this one...


After some hunting online I came across a tutorial on Revelry by Penguineer's Purls and used her chart as a guideline to make my own.  This project is made of 7 inch knitted squares, 80 of them, then all sewn together to create a massive 70" by 56" afghan.  If you are ever in need of a stash busting project, look no further.

Here is my version...


And at another angle...
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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2017 04:38:54 PM »

Oh My Gosh that is AMAZING! Wow. What a project, what a gift! Incredibly generous of you but then Abbeeroad deserves lovely things in the mail and I'll bet she adores this beauty. Nicely done all around.
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2017 04:44:21 PM »

i cannot imagine what kind of work making these squares entailed let alone attaching them together...and weaving in all the ends! truly a massive project and wonderful work!
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2017 06:37:06 PM »

that is awesome. a true afghan if I ever saw one
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« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2017 03:15:47 PM »

Love this so much.
What a lucky partner you had!
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« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2017 05:23:45 PM »

Bloody hell!
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« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2017 07:03:16 AM »

It's amazing!!! And has an very loved position in our home. Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2017 05:56:50 PM »

wow!  It turned out great!  The colors are fun and the patterns interesting...what a labor of love for your partner, who is well deserving!
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« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2017 08:12:11 AM »

Beautifully done FiberAlchemist! 
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« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2017 05:36:28 PM »

Love it!
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