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drooping elm afghan

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drooping elm afghan

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Category Knitting
Type Home Decor
Style Retro / Vintage, Traditional, Casual, Romantic
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What materials did you use? worsted weight wool - Cascade

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What are you most proud of? Got it done in about 2 weeks' time!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? take the time to learn the pattern without a lot of distractions, If you're making it more than one pattern-width, put markers at the beginning of each section.

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I'd love to try this afghan! What size needles and what yarn did you use?

10/01/2011 Flag

worsted weight (wool) - whatever needle size makes sense. I can't remember. sorry!

10/10/2011 Flag

I can't wait to try this - it is delicate looking but I think it must be sturdy as well...it has that feeling about it. I'm thinking of baby blankets for twins - in a light weight cotton/DK to keep the pattern crisp and the babies cool/comfy and itch-free. Do you think it would/could work out as well?

10/12/2011 Flag

sure. seems pretty adaptable. you might want to do some type of edge/binding to firm it up, like an i-cord or something.

10/14/2011 Flag

MAybe a size 10 or 10 1/2 needles that is what I am going to try. Gues it is something we will all have to play with to see what we like. Good luck one and all. Hope my idea helps.

10/15/2011 Flag