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SandyCat
01-13-2009, 05:18 PM
This is my second afghan and my first project to combine knitting and crochet (and embroidery, but I haven't got that far yet). The pattern is from Annette Feldman's Big Book of Afghans.

It is knitted in pieces (twenty squares with a popcorn stitch pattern), which then have a three-round crochet border of the main color and two contrasting colors. That's the point I'm at right now.

Eventually the squares will be embroidered with a flower pattern and sewn together, but I'll have to wait until March, since I moved back to school after Christmas and I don't have space in my dorm room to bring my project :(.

What do you think so far?

Jan in CA
01-13-2009, 05:25 PM
Welcome to Knitting Help!! I think it's going to be beautiful :yay:

ArtLady1981
01-13-2009, 06:17 PM
Very nice work! Seriously, you are wonderful! A new member and already posting some great things! Yeah!!

SandyCat
01-13-2009, 11:14 PM
Actually, I've been a member for a while now, but I haven't posted forever-- mainly because I haven't been working on anything for a while.

ritaw
01-14-2009, 03:18 AM
I think it is going to look amazing when the afghan is completed . :)

Debkcs
01-14-2009, 05:00 AM
That's going to be a really beautiful thing to hand down to your kids (yes,a long time from now).

I remember all too well the space crunch in dorm rooms, it's why we rented apartments. Good luck with your school year!

dustinac
01-14-2009, 09:37 AM
That's going to be really pretty :happydance:

WandaT
01-14-2009, 10:43 AM
It's going to be beautiful!!! What a wonderful project!

Yup, my DD is in her first year of college and already chomping at the bit for when she's in an apartment too.

margz3
01-14-2009, 12:32 PM
Can't wait to see it as it comes along - looks like it is going to be just beautiful :yay:

SandyCat
01-14-2009, 12:42 PM
Thanks! I'm glad you (and everyone else) like it.

BTW, my school doesn't permit us to live off-campus until our third year, so I'm stuck in the dorms for now...

Marria
01-15-2009, 10:08 AM
Very cool! Make sure you post the finished project, I'd love to see it.

SandyCat
01-15-2009, 03:40 PM
I definitely will! (But it'll be a while).

KnitTogether
01-15-2009, 10:37 PM
That is going to be really beautiful!:p

MerigoldinWA
01-18-2009, 03:41 AM
What a lot of work! It will be gorgeous though.