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Caribbean Twins Baby Afghans

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Category Crocheting
Sizing Children
Style Casual, Whimsical, Cute
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What was your source for this crocheting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Caribbean Twins Baby Afghans

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What materials did you use? Soft worsted weight yarn, in 6 oz. (170 g) skeins [Boy - 4 skeins yellow, 2 each of blue and green; and Girl - 4 skeins yellow, 2 each of orange and pink]; and size I (5.50 mm) crochet hook.

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What are you most proud of? It's silly, but I love the cute little stuffed frog I found to photograph with the boy afghan! I love the way the afghans turned out, too!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The animals, plants, etc., are cross-stitched on an afghan stitch (tunisian stitch) square. Be sure to weave in all the ends securely for baby's safety. The squares are done separately and then crocheted together using a connect-as-you-go technique, so the only sewing is the cross-stitch. The finished size is 44-1/2" square. This is an easy pattern, available for $4.00, and is written in U.S. terms.

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