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StudioANF
« on: March 28, 2018 11:16:04 AM »



Guys I'm so excited!!  I recently completed this Ocean colored afghan that has been an ongoing background project of mine for the last few months and thought I'd share. Smiley I've made blankets before but I think this is the first really serious and involved one I have done thus far (usually I end up making stuffed toys and such).  


(Patronus Sweater Pillow by PerfectlyBohemian)

I've been having this huge desire for vintage/victorian lace inspired designs and have been fortunate enough to find some charts for squares that definitely give off that vibe on Pinterest and Ravelry.  

I came across this particular chart on Pinterest-


And I did a few test squares in a few blue tones -



I loved it so much I tossed in an extra teal/blue color and kept going!




I did end up finding a granny square pattern randomizer online that was free but I love symmetry and didn't think my heart could handle an asymmetric design for this lol

I love how it turned out but I think my favorite part of this is the edging I chose.  I think it gives the blanket an overall, polished look.




I've already started in on another blanket using an octagonal "square" pattern and will post when I finish that one up. Wink

thanks for looking!! Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2018 11:26:07 AM »

This is AMAZING studioANF!  Well done.  I love your color palette, and your edging is to die for.  If the 'this rocks' button was working, I'd be all over it.  Beautiful.  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2018 02:50:45 PM »

I also love the more vintage crochet patterns...I have found that I can follow a chart much better than reading the pattern!

I love how you laid out the pattern...sometimes we need balance and not random!

Beautiful job, Studio! 
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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2018 02:58:50 PM »

Congratulations on completing an epic project! It is quite beautiful, and the edging is really nice. Love it!
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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2018 05:50:57 PM »

Looks great, well done!
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2018 08:54:55 PM »

Wow, this is absolutely beautiful.  The lace border is gorgeous.  Well done!
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« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2018 01:28:29 AM »

Fabulous!
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« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2018 04:50:38 AM »

Beautiful!  I absolutely love that border.
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« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2018 09:00:29 AM »

That is gorgeousSmiley
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« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2018 04:14:56 PM »

I love this. I am making my first blanket with granny squares.  Very inspiring.
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« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2018 03:53:03 PM »

It's so lovely! The color palette is so nice and that border is really gorgeous. The details are great.
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