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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

An Afghan Update

I found my red floss - it was in my purse, where it should not be - I have a small separate bag that I carry this project in.  I'm working away at the S block; I have to go out for a while but I'll be back today with it finished :D

I thought I would show the afghan projects I have going - I am almost as bad with them as I am with cross stitch, when it comes to having too many on the go!  And I haven't updated them in a while.

I have the first Rings of Change to here:



Not tired of Turqua just yet :D

The second one is through the second color pattern:



Now for the Moogly Afghan CAL - there have been two squares every month but I was stuck on the very first one.  All those horrible quadruple-treble crochets, and of course, as soon as I finally got the hang of making them neatly, I only had two left to do.  I had no intention at all of pulling any out!  After I got past those, it was easy-peasy.  And now I can move on to the other squares :D

The Moogly square #1:



It's called Tamara's Kismet Square and the pattern stitch is Jacob's Ladder.  Only change I made was the last two rows - my square needed to be 12 inches and it was coming out just a little too small so I changed them from single crochet rows to half-double crochet rows. Worked beautifully!  It looks straight until I take the picture - that's crochet for you!  I haven't blocked it yet.

Here's the start of block #2.  It's much easier!  Not a quadruple-treble in sight :D  But I still have to pull one row out.  Those top V's are supposed to be in a different place XD



I am also working on a toddler jacket for my nephew and a set of placemats for my Mum but I haven't taken pictures of those just yet.

No progress on the teal-striped afghan, and I'm still on a yarn hunt for the Lily Pond afghan!



6 comments:

  1. Beautiful work with your crochet! You have a lot of things going on. :)

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  2. I have tried so hard to get more than one project at a time going and I have failed at it. Do you ever get mixed up on which project you are working on and accidentally mess up the pattern?

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  3. Gorgeous afghans Tama. Your color choices are awesome. You must like blue.

    Linda

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    1. Green is my favorite; blue is my second favorite.

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  4. So many crochet projects. Makes sense with all your cross stitch projects~ :D

    I love all the blues you're working with. Maybe you'll be swayed to the magical side of blue being the Master Color. ;)

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