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Grammy and Me

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Crocheting
Type Home Decor
Style Classic, Traditional, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? We used a variety of colored yarns, all in all, there are like 25 different colors. The photo only shows a fraction.

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What are you most proud of? That my grammy and I worked on this together before she passed away.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Count and make sure that you're putting the dropped stitches in the right place.

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Love it! So nice to read you were able to work on this with your granny.

10/24/2012 Flag

My mother made this afghan for me years ago. She said it was called "Scraps of beauty". She is gone and I have been trying to find where she got this pattern.

11/06/2012 Flag
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Here's the one that we used:

11/06/2012 Flag

NOTE: Ch 3 counts as one dc throughout. Ch 167 loosely. ROW 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each rem ch across: 165 dc (counting turning ch as 1 dc). ROW 2: Ch 3, turn; dc in each st across to last st (turning ch). In top of turning ch, work a dc until 2 loops rem on hook; break yarn, leaving approx 3" yarn end to WEAVE in. Pick up new color, complete the dc and continue with new color. IMPORTANT: DO NOT work over yarn ends; use a yarn needle or hook and work them into sts at ends of each row. ROW 3: Ch 3, turn; dc in each of next 4 sts, *work a FPdtr around post of next dc two rows below, skip dc behind FPdtr, (dc in next st, FPdtr, sk st behind FPdtr) twice, dc in each of next 5 sts; rep from * across: 165 sts. ROW 4: Rep Row 2. ROW 5: Ch 3, dc in each of next 9 sts, *work (FPdtr, sk st behind FPdtr, dc in next st) twice, work a FPdtr, sk st behind FPdtr, dc in each of next 5 sts; rep from * across to last 8 sts, dc in each of last 8 sts: 165 sts. Rep Rows 2-5 until afghan measures appro 65" or desired length, ending by working either row 2 or row 4. Finish off.

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