Bowtie Afghan for Tamela - Off-white, Scraps

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Size: (forgot to measure it!) approximately 57 inches x 76 inches
Colors: Off-white and scraps (Dark Purple, Gold, Mint Green, Claret, Medium Blue, Plum, Red, Light Blue, Orange, Navy, Beige, Dark Green, Rose, Burgundy)
Pattern: Bowtie - Design by Lorain Axup
Book: Ultimate Book of Quilt Afghans - 12 Afghans - Leaflet 872217 - Copyright 2000 - Annie's Attic
Date: October 2003

I finished Tamela's blanket Monday evening, October 6 - just in time to surprise her with it when we had lunch that Thursday! She loves it! She wanted it to be large enough to cuddle up on the couch with - and it is definitely that! She picked the pattern out of one of the many crochet blanket pattern books I have.

One of the 4-square blocks I had made for the blanket was light pink and it just didn't fit with the other blocks. So, instead of unraveling all that work, I bought an 18-inch x 18-inch pillow at Michaels, made another 4-square block using Burgundy and crocheted the 2 blocks around the pillow in Burgundy - the same color as the last border row. I'll give the pillow to her when we have dinner on November 5.

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Bowtie Afghan for Tamela - Off-white, ScrapsSunday, October 19, 2003
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I was very pleased to note that Tamela enjoyed the Bowtie Afghan. A pattern that I created out of scrap yarns.
I enjoyed making several afghan patterns and sold the patterns to Annies Attic.
The Bowtie Afghan was my first -- I had a bowtie quilt when I was a child.
One of my favorites was the Storm at Sea Afghan.
I stumbled across your website by putting my name in search.
Your website is fantastic. Thank you, Lorain

Hi, Lorain! Thanks for commenting! I've stumbled across a few interesting websites too when doing a search on my name - I'm surprised at how many people have the same name!
-Cheryl

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Enjoys crocheting, gardening, cats, NASCAR (especially Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch!), reading, photography, snorkeling in Kailua-Kona with sea turtles, Sizzler's Mega Bacon Cheeseburgers, hot and iced decaf coffee, dark chocolate, color (yarn, fabric), playing around with web technologies - not necessarily in that order! Still very much a beginner with quilting, knitting, and sewing. Donates crocheted lap blankets.

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