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Sunday, August 8, 2010

Granny Stripe has been started!

I went through my yarn last night and picked out some more colors.  I'd love to hear what you all think!

I've decided to stick with just acrylic for this blanket intead of combining fibers.  Then I'll make a strictly wool one later.  That just seems best!  I've already received some offers of yarn so I sure can't wait for them to arrive!

I started my blanket last night.  The first few rows were kinda hard and I'm not 100% sure if I did it right.  The edge looks alittle funny but hopefully it'll smooth out later.  The good thing is that now I have the pattern set up so it should be relatively quick and easy going from here on out.  I can't wait to get back to working on it!!!  Here is a picture...

I ended up chainined 300 to start so it is going to really be big.  Perfect for cuddling under!!!! :)  Gosh, I really am crazy about crochet right now!



Pooch said...

Beautiful yarn for the start of your project! I wouldn't be too concerned about the chain edge. I like to crochet a border on my ghans, however sometimes I do a single row of sc ( 3sc in each corner) to give the blanket a nice edge. You've made smart choices on this project. It will be gorgeous!! Happy crocheting & cuddling!

buttongal2005! said...

Lisa, now you've done it! You've made me want to do another one! :)

Do you using a certain pattern? I mean is it chain 300 and than dc in sec. chain three times, skip 1 or 2 ch.and 3 dc again? I'm not sure--just trying to guess.
I'm sure I could find a similar pattern. Love you colors

Paula C. said...

What an awesome project! Scrap afghans are so much fun. Each yarn is a memory of something else you have made. Have fun with it, and don't over think it, just enjoy it =)

Lisa said...

Saw your post in Rachel's Knitting Room and looked up the pattern. I love it! It's on my list of afghans to make. I finally got the hand of crochet and love it now. I've got three afghans ahead of this one, but it will be loads of fun to make. And I'm thinking about doing one limiting it to 3 or 4 colors and making the rows different widths. This is a great pattern to play with.

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