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Old 09-14-2007, 12:50 PM   #1
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UPDATE! Starting my first afghan...Take II
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So, I don't really know what I was thinking when I started that afghan...I'm making it for my parents, who will more than likely let the dogs sleep on it (which doesn't bother me, I love dogs!) but I thought something acrylic would be the most practical. Well, I had 2 pretty balls of yarn, the blue in the picture, and a variagated blue and white, both brand new, but from a thrift store. I don't know why I thought 2 balls was going to be enough. I went to AC Moore yesterday to see if I could find something to match, and nothing--absolutely nothing did! So I ended up buying some navy and burgundy Red Heart Soft...and started all over! To make matters worse, the pattern called for size 6 needles, and somehow I was using 9's. I guess my head really wasn't on tightly enough when I started! I'll post more pictures when I have a little more to show for it!

Here's the pattern : http://www.poly-fil.com/pdffiles/rippleafhgan.pdf


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Old 09-14-2007, 01:12 PM   #2
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Well ! that is more like it.

It looks great! i really like it.
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Old 09-14-2007, 01:18 PM   #3
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That is going to be so lovely when it is complete x
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Old 09-14-2007, 01:21 PM   #4
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That's so pretty!
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Old 09-14-2007, 01:46 PM   #5
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It's so great it makes me want to start another afghan!
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I love the color, that will turn out really lovely.
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Old 09-14-2007, 06:30 PM   #7
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That is very pretty! What yarn are you using and is the color on the pic accurate? I love that dusty blue color
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Wow, I love that pattern! Where did you find it?
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Old 09-15-2007, 02:56 AM   #9
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WOW! THAT IS AMAZING! WHAT A COOL PATTERN! NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE!
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That is going to be very pretty!! I love the pattern...
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