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Old 10-05-2007, 06:31 PM   #1
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Sewing up an afghan...HELP!
Okay, so I have completed the three "strips" of my Manos afghan and now I have to put it together. It's made up of 12 blocks and 4 different colours. I have to sew them together now and I'm not sure exactly how. I know I have to line all the pieces up some way and use the right colour of yarn to sew them, but which one? Each block is next to a different coloured block, which colour do I use? Also, which stitch would be the most invisible? Thanks!
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Old 10-05-2007, 06:50 PM   #2
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Try using the edge-to-edge seam in whatever color looks best with the two edges. It shouldn't show much at all.

http://www.knitting.co.nz/site/page_...learntoknit13/
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Should I pin the pieces together first so that it's lined up correctly?
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You can if you think that'll make it easier for you.
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Thanks Ingrid! I've sewn it all up and all that's left is the blocking and the fringe!
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Make sure you post a picture. I can't wait to see it!
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What is an edge-to-edge seam?
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What is an edge-to-edge seam?
Here is a link to instructions:

http://www.knitting.co.nz/site/page_...learntoknit13/
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