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Old 05-09-2009, 04:37 PM   #1
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FINISHED OBJECT: "A Star for the Fair" blanket
Hey everyone!

So I decided to enter a project into the State Fair this year, and so this is the project I'm working on. I kind of feel like it's a win-win situation, even if I don't win, it'll still be fun to enter, so I still win!! :P

Anyways, I started it on May 7th, and I'm already almost half way done! I might expand on it and make the blanket a little bit bigger than the pattern is originally, but here it is:



I got the pattern from Ravelry here
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UPDATE -06-05-09, IT's done!!

In natural light:


With flash, you can see some of the flaws, I hope the judges won't see them though!!


Another angle:


Close-up of the stitches (I'm still trying to block it even though it's acrylic in the hope that it stops curling!! )

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Old 05-09-2009, 06:39 PM   #2
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That's really pretty!
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Oooooo ahhhh! This is gonna be gorgeous! Thanks for the link, too!

What yarn are you using??
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That is going to look beautiful! I love that shade
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Artlady.. it's just basic Red Heart Super Saver I think. I never keep the wrappers, I bought it at Wal-Mart.
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Looking good! How soon do you have to have it done?

Good luck!
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Well I definitely have to get it done before the June 5th deadline if I want to enter it into the fair. I have final essays due this week and then finals after that so I'm *trying* to be disciplined and not knit and focus on school work. It's so tempting though!
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Superb n gorgeous ...love the the colour ...thnks
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That's coming along really nicely! Love that burgundy color!
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It looks awesome. You'll get a blue ribbon from me at least
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