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Old 07-27-2007, 12:04 AM   #1
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has anyone ever made this?
http://www.knittingknonsense.com/people_places.html

if so, what order do you have to put the states in to fit the criteria of what the author stated?
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Old 07-27-2007, 12:08 AM   #2
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Wow! I can't help you out because I've never made it, but I just wanted to say What a cool pattern!! :D
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Old 07-27-2007, 12:19 AM   #3
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I am guessing alphabetical order - same as list. I guess one could approach it in a few ways..alphabet order or even the order of states as they came about/were created.
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Old 07-27-2007, 12:46 AM   #4
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I really like that and would LOVE to make it for my dad! I just don't get how she knit it into strips. Did she go up and down and just switch colors? I guess they're all close enough in size that you just add or subtract a few rows here and there. It would really be nice to have a better explanation on how to do it! I like the idea of doing the states in order of their joining the union.

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Old 07-27-2007, 01:19 AM   #5
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some of the squares have 37 cast-ons, while some have 38...which is why I sort of need to know

I think she knitted in the horizontal direction for the strips (stripes), and then sewed them together
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Old 07-27-2007, 04:02 PM   #6
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any suggestions?
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Old 07-27-2007, 04:35 PM   #7
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Looking at the stripes, I count 55 squares. I thought there were only 50 states??
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Old 07-27-2007, 04:41 PM   #8
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Good luck if you decide to do it!

Start with the Utah square, it's the easiest!!
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