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Quite Lovely Afghan

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Category Crocheting
Type Home Decor
Style Victorian / Steampunk, Romantic
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What was your source for this crocheting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo DROPS 120-3

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What materials did you use? Red Heart Super Saver Yarn

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What are you most proud of? I'm really happy with how this turned out, especially the color combination I choose. I made this as an anniversary gift for my daughter and son-in-law, and its loveliness so suits my daughter.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This pattern was not very clear in some places but have patience with it. If you have trouble understanding a pattern, slowly read it out loud to yourself and follow one stitch at a time.

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this is beautiful what pattern did you use for the border?

05/31/2013 Flag

I didn't have a written pattern, but here is what I did. I already had ch-3 loops around the outside edge (sc in first st, ch 3, skip 2 sts and sc in next st) if you did a flat braid joining method, then you already have the ch-3 loops done. In the loop on the right side of a corner, sc, in corner loop{ 4 dc, ch 2, 4 dc}; *sc in next loop, in next loop 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc.* Repeat from * to * around, doing the {4 dc, ch2, 4 dc} in the corners.

06/07/2013 Flag

Thank you so much for answering my question. I have never heard of the flat braid joining method. Googled it & am planning to make this for my niece's wedding gift. You crochet beautifully. Thanks so much for posting. .

06/14/2013 Flag

You are so welcome, and thank you, because you've made my day with your kind comments! :)

06/21/2013 Flag

The flat braid joining method is my absolute favorite. It's easy to do and also gives you a nice outside edge that you can leave as is, or use as a base for an additional border. I'm now making another afghan with this pattern in shades of light blue, frosty green, buff and cafe brown. Hope you will post a photo of the afghan you are making for your niece, love to see it.

06/21/2013 Flag

beautiful

06/27/2013 Flag

Oh it is very nice i wish to buy one for my doughter

07/05/2013 Flag

Thank you for the compliment, so nice that others enjoy my work. I gave this afghan to my daughter for an anniversary gift and no longer have it..

07/12/2013 Flag

This is absolutely beautiful. You do beautiful work, and chose a lovely color combination. I think I am going to choose this pattern as my next one to make for a missionary family to our church. Thank you for sharing. You've got one lucky girl :)

08/09/2013 Flag

Thank you so much! Good luck with making one of your own, or as a gift!

08/16/2013 Flag