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« on: July 09, 2017 05:56:39 PM »



Final project in this series...  I've been partnered up with the amazing pottermouth in Round 2 of the I Want to Live in the Burrow Swap.  She asked that I craft for her daughter, who has recently gotten her own place.  pottermouth had just made her a Ron Weasley Blanket, and mentioned she might like a throw pillow to go with it.  After making a granny square pillow, and then a mandala pillow, I was inspired by all the rainbow flags all over my Facebook feed in June, and decided to make a rainbow pillow to round out the set. 



I didn't follow a specific pillow pattern for this one, but I did use attic24's tutorial on making granny stripe afghans.  I thought I'd do the entire back in ivory, with ivory joining the two sides, but halfway through I realized I didn't have enough yarn, so I added a blue stripe across the back, and used more blue to join them.  It wasn't what I planned, but I really like the juxtaposition of the rainbow against a sky blue and fluffy white.
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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2017 07:18:41 PM »

You just keep knocking them out of the park!
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« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2017 01:56:37 PM »

Wow! You have Bern super busy! Love it.
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« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2017 02:25:06 PM »

Great choices for the joining yarn and the back!
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« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2017 08:29:49 PM »

My favorite one! Molly Weasley would be proud.
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« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2017 05:25:28 AM »

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« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2017 06:54:00 PM »

Very cool, I especially like the rainbow stripes. If I could I'd cover everything in the house in colour I WOULD!
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