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iwouldratherbeknitting
05-22-2008, 08:49 AM
This is a project that I used to work on... before I had to start 'sorting and packing' for a move... (darn that having to go to work everyday - gives me less time to get my errands/etc. finished)
Anyway, it's going to be MY FIRST AFGHAN... yes, it's true.. I've knitted for years and years... and I always knew that there would be NO WAY that I'd complete a typical afghan with rows and rows and rows of endless knitting.....but, for some reason the log cabin squares break things up just enough... and are small enough.. that I enjoyed knitting these and got them knitted quite quickly... and all of this also helps w/ getting it completed- since, they are small enough that I can carry them around with me-- and they are interesting enough-- that you want to keep knitting them.

AND the yarn that I am using-- changes color-- so, that also helps to keep things interesting. I only need to do either a whole square and half of the one on my needles... or I might add another row for length to make it longer and thus more enjoyable snuggled up on the couch??? Can't have my feet not all warm and toasty can I? :D

I'm also bought enough of the navy yarn to knit a border between all the sqaures and that way it will look even more like a 'quilt'.... but, I'm not quite sure.. as I do like the squares joined together as they are- if I do the latter choice- I'll have to knit a few more squares to made it wider too.http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd224/artteacher2007/knitting/knitting522.jpghttp://s226.photobucket.com/albums/dd224/artteacher2007/knitting/?action=view&current=knitting522.jpg

dustinac
05-22-2008, 08:56 AM
:yay: that is going to be very pretty!!

evona
05-22-2008, 09:59 AM
I love those colors! That's going to be so gorgeous!

... (darn that having to go to work everyday - gives me less time to get my errands/etc. finished) . . .


I think the same thing every day :roflhard:

McKnitty
05-22-2008, 10:19 AM
Wow! That is going to be absolutely beautiful! I really like the colors.

GirlChris
05-22-2008, 10:35 AM
looks great, what a good way to make such a large project.

Cynamar
05-22-2008, 01:18 PM
Ooh, PRETTY!!!

ritaw
05-22-2008, 01:52 PM
Thant is going to look amazing when you finish . It is lovely :)

Debkcs
05-22-2008, 02:05 PM
So, are you going to take it to Bali and seam it there?:)

Love the colors~~~~~~~~~

iwouldratherbeknitting
05-22-2008, 05:46 PM
Thanks all for the nice compliments!
ha ha Deb... we're only allowed ONE SUITCASE at 20 kilos (about 44 pounds)... I'll need to leave SOME ROOM for 'travel purchases'..
However, I will take one skein of yarn with me ON THE PLANE in my 'entertainment' bag.. (uh, big, big purse)... it will be the first time that I've to knit in a few weeks. :woot:

It's at the point-- that I'm going to have to mail it to myself in Germany and put it together there... (oh, and finish up a few squares too)
Ok, go and check out my blog and enter my contest... (knittery stuff is a prize) ends May 31... and all you have to do is LEAVE A COMMENT between now and May 31... (of course leave a way for me to contact you... if you scroll down- you'll see my email address and more information)

Dangles
05-23-2008, 12:49 AM
Wow, how pretty is that?

munchkin928
05-23-2008, 12:59 AM
That is so beautiful!

WandaT
05-23-2008, 07:07 AM
Great job! It's going to be GORGEOUS!!

iwouldratherbeknitting
05-26-2008, 08:47 AM
again- thank you!

Jaxhil
05-26-2008, 06:27 PM
Those are beautiful!! I love all the colors together-can't wait to see it finished!

sue in canada
05-26-2008, 08:44 PM
That will be beautiful. I hope the move goes smoothly for you. Look forward to hearing all about your new abode.

dawnk777
05-26-2008, 10:26 PM
That's really pretty! Log Cabin squares look kind of fun!

Hygiene Mama
06-03-2008, 10:05 PM
ooooo, very, very, very nice!