View Poll Results: Which Layout Do you Like?
Red Border Around Outside Edge Only 8 14.81%
Red Border Around Each Square & Border 29 53.70%
Single Color Blocks & Log Cabin Squares w/Red Border 17 31.48%
Something Else? 0 0%
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Old 11-06-2007, 11:55 PM   #1
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I am a long-time now and then user of this site finally coming on board with a question. I am working on a log cabin afghan. Some of my squares are bigger than others and I'm contemplating how to finish.

I think a border around each square could help me get the squares to match size wise with more or fewer rows of stitches around each square as needed. Another idea I had was using single-color squares inbetween the log cabin squares.

Here are some images I came up with using images of the actual knit log cabin squares and some computer created borders & single-color blocks. What do you think? Any other ideas?

Pic A - Red Border Around Outside Edge Only
Pic B - Red Border Around Each Square & Border
Pic C - Single Color Blocks & Log Cabin Squares w/Red Border

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Old 11-07-2007, 12:13 AM   #2
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Wow..that is going to beautiful! I actually had a hard time choosing, but I went with Pic B. I do like Pic C as well though..there's something about those squares that is mesmerizing! Aren't they fun?!
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Old 11-07-2007, 12:54 AM   #3
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I can't pick between B and C. B makes every thing pop and C some how draws you in to look at it.
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Old 11-07-2007, 07:53 AM   #4
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I like C the best - but the others are great choices too!
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Old 11-07-2007, 09:23 AM   #5
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I also went with B...it's going to be very pretty...
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Old 11-07-2007, 10:57 AM   #6
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I vote for B also. Wow - that's going to be beautiful!!!!
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Old 11-07-2007, 11:46 AM   #7
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I like 'C' the best. It gives the eye a better view to appreciate each individual square. Plus, it gives the illusion of 3D to me.
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Old 11-07-2007, 11:51 AM   #8
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I like B. the best. It is going to look amazing !!
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Wow - that's going to look amazing! I'm having a hard time deciding between B and C - I like the pulled together look of B, but the optical illusion action of C. Either way you can't loose!
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Old 11-07-2007, 01:38 PM   #10
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I voted b as well! It'll look stunning! I've seen Jan's log cabin square and was intrigued, now seeing it in a whole blanket, I'm thinking I need to learn this technique! Great job!
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