Monday, June 14, 2010

Tour of Afghans #1

This is an afghan that I started making over ten years ago! I remember putting it away because I was getting confused as to where I was in the pattern. So it sat in a bag in my garage for probably six years before I rediscovered it.

Of course, when I saw it with fresh eyes I was able to complete the last 20 rows or so and call it done.

I actually donated this to a raffle. One of our friends won it. The following November at a church bazaar, I was startled to see it tagged for $20 and for sale! So, since I really loved it, I bought my own afghan back!
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Sunday, June 13, 2010


I made this washcloth for a swap on Swapbot. It's about 12' x 12'. Crazy big, I know! The yarn I used is from Hobby Lobby called I Love This Cotton! It is super soft.

I made a new cloth with the same two-note motif using the same yarn and much smaller needles. I went from a 7 to a 5. It turned out a more usable size. I sent it on and my swap partner really liked it.

I still have this one--it makes a good duster!