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Old 05-23-2008, 11:19 AM   #21
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That is just amazing! I can sort of see myself working on it over the next ... maybe 10 years? Maybe not that long ... But how incredible a thing to pass down. I'm going to think about this. Thanks for posting!
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Old 05-27-2008, 01:56 PM   #22
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By the way, we have a group now on Ravelry for GAAA knitters. Here's the link: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/gaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

The discussion board is very lively!
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Old 05-27-2008, 02:03 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by Rubyjane View Post
I have started on the Susan Rainey square...mini sweater front is almost done; and have started the Carol Adams square..don't like to be bored, so with these two I now have about 5 projects on-needle...LOL. Rainey square really is quite easy, I think, so far. My plan is to do the Rainey square, 9 others twice, plus 1 for 20 squares. I figure once I do a square, the second time will be EASY and fun. Thanks to all who answered my questions.
Are you in Ravelry yet? I would suggest posting your question to the group because there are several people there that have made that square. They might be able to help. I haven't attempted that one yet . . .
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Old 05-28-2008, 01:29 PM   #24
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This afghan is gorgeous! I ordered the book this morning. I got it for 12.89 + shipping at Amazon. I checked Barnes & Noble, and they only had used copies for $58 - $100! I plan for this to be a long term project -- especially since I will probably knit two of them -- one for each dd.
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I'm glad you got it at a good price. I was trying to help someone find the pattern a couple weeks ago and Amazon's cheapest was over $40!
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Old 06-01-2008, 10:56 AM   #26
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I'm glad you got it at a good price. I was trying to help someone find the pattern a couple weeks ago and Amazon's cheapest was over $40!
I got the book yesterday, and it is amazing! I can see why some people make Excel spreadsheets to keep up with their progress. My book is the 5th printing, and I think that all corrections have been incorporated into the patterns. I am still checking this out, though. Just have to buy the yarn, and then I will get started and join the KAL's.
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Old 06-01-2008, 09:13 PM   #27
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A 72 year old widow in my knitting guild met a 72 year old widower who was teaching a class she was taking at the college here. They fell in love and got married ... we each made a square and gave them the afghan at a knitting themed party/ shower One of the ladies put it together and put an amazing border on it.
I made the fish square and LEARNED SO MUCH ! I had never done cables and even though it was one of the harder choices, I LOVED the fish. See my notes and charts and color coded hen scratching!
This pix is before it is completely put together .. I can't seem to find the party pictures right now ... but the theme of the party was "Knit Two Together"
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I love that shower theme! I'm sure they will cheris the afghan as they cherish each other.
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That is such a great story!
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If anyone sees the book (or wants to sell it to me) for a good price let me know. I love this afghan but cannot see spending over $40 for the pattern. I saw one yesterday for $125. I mean that is just ridiculous!

Debbie that is such a sweet story!
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