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Old 07-18-2006, 10:53 AM   #11
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Carol I love the way you did yours! It reminds me of a granny square throw.

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Old 07-18-2006, 01:56 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by newbieknit
Carol that throw is absolutely wonderful! I would have a hard time giving that away! But then I'm greeeeedy well, I'm greedy with beautiful home made blankets. (I do knit for foster children in my area). Was there any specific reason for not using Knit Picks Crayon? Aside from your love of Homespun, I mean. Was it cheaper? I priced the Retro Throw with Knit Picks Crayon and it's nearly $54. Is Crayon less 'comfy'?

Heh. I think my mom secretly wants it and my grandma keeps asking what I'm going to do with it. Well, I do have 8 more skeins, so I could do another. The LB Homespun on sale was a lot less than the Crayon - I think it ended up costing me $28. And it wasn't that I love Homespun really - I was just trying to find a reasonably priced yarn to use for charity. I've never felt Crayon, so I don't know about the 'comfy' factor.

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Old 07-18-2006, 03:59 PM   #13
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That's gorgeous Carol!
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:54 PM   #14
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That's so pretty, I think I might have to make it.

I made a baby blanket with homespun, and while I hated knitting with it, I loved how squishy the blanket came out. So I might have to grab some homespun to make this throw. So pretty.
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