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#1 Afghaniac

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 09:31 AM

Someone here -- sorry I can't remember who -- posted such a great photo of her snowflake afghan that I was inspired to finally make one. I'd had the pattern as a WIM for several years, but sometimes a good photo is the trigger that gets a project going. This is the pattern: http://www.artoftangle.com/snowflake.htm, and I'm posting pictures of my completed project.

The edging, which looks like fluffy little snowballs was the nice surprise to me. It was so simple to make and so effective that I'm going to keep it in my file of borders to reuse.

For anyone inclined to make the pattern, I changed the layout of the hexagons so that the edges wouldn't be as "floppy," by placing them all in the shape of a large hexagon in this order from left strip to right strip: 4-5-6-7-6-5-4.

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 09:36 AM

That is gorgeous! I love that afghan and have wanted to try it for a long time....may just be my next project now! Great job! :clap

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 09:37 AM

That is gorgeous! I love that afghan and have wanted to try it for a long time....may just be my next project now! Great job! :clap


Go for it! It is one of those projects that's so much more striking "in person."

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 09:37 AM

Beautiful!
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Posted 26 October 2010 - 12:08 PM

that is sooo pretty...I'm gonna have to put that on my "to-do" list too!!

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 12:45 PM

Me too, love it and want to make one.


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Posted 26 October 2010 - 01:42 PM

Gorgeous. :yes

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 01:45 PM

This has been on my list for a long time!
Seeing yours makes me want to run to the yarn store!

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 02:19 PM

Simply beautiful! I love the border. Although I've seen this pattern before, somehow I just never noticed the border.
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Posted 26 October 2010 - 02:21 PM

Your Snowflake Afghan is gorgeous! I love how you put it together. :cheer:cheer:cheer Work as beautiful as this, deserves 3 cheers! Great job!
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Posted 26 October 2010 - 03:45 PM

Absolutely Gorgeous! :manyheart this ghan!

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 06:28 PM

its beautiful. I to am one of those that have been eyeing the pattern for so long I think I even have it in kit form or I bought the yarn to do it and well sadly its still waiting to be made this may be the push or shove I need to get going on it :)
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Posted 26 October 2010 - 09:45 PM

Oh wow, that is gorgeous! :D This just might have to go on my to-do list.

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 10:00 PM

I, also, have this afghan in my WIM file. Yours is just gorgeous! Very nice job :clap Thank you for sharing your beautiful work.
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Posted 27 October 2010 - 05:50 AM

Beautiful! I have wanted to make this afghan forever....

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Posted 27 October 2010 - 06:24 AM

Your afghan is beautiful. This just may be my next project.:hook

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Posted 27 October 2010 - 08:56 AM

Very pretty. Love the snowflakes.

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Posted 27 October 2010 - 09:34 AM

I've made this afghan (with red background for my niece) and I just love what you've done with it regarding the layout. It is a simple motif to make and I agree, it's so striking in person. Guess it's time to make another one! :lol
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Posted 27 October 2010 - 09:38 AM

That is a beautiful afghan!

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Posted 27 October 2010 - 09:51 AM

Beautiful. I've admired that pattern for a long time.
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