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63 Easy-To-Crochet Pattern Stitches Combine to Make an Heirloom Afghan - Brown, Pink, Green

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63easypatternstitches.jpg Size: 68 inches x 91 inches
Colors: Wood Brown, Cameo Rose, Forest Green (Red Heart Classic)
Book: 63 Easy-To-Crochet Pattern Stitches Combine to Make an Heirloom Afghan - Leaflet 555 - Designs by Darla Sims - Copyright 1987 - Leisure Arts
Hook: Various sizes to get my gauge of 7.5 inches per square before adding the edging
Unique touches: (1) Joining: sc, ch 1, sc every other stitch; (2) Custom border: Rows of sc in various configurations, V Stitch, Alternate Puff Stitch, and the last row of the pattern's border edging
Date: November 2004

63 Squares Crochet Along. It's done! It's a lovely, warm, and huge blanket! I finished my 63 Squares Crochet Along project! Whoop!

The first photo shows all 63 squares laid out on the floor in the order shown in the pattern book (taken Thursday afternoon). The other photos were taken yesterday mid-afternoon after all squares were joined but before I had finished hiding yarn ends (since I wanted to get the photos done during daylight hours!). All yarn ends were hidden away by just about dinner time last night.

Photo descriptions:

(1) All 63 squares laid out on the floor.
(2) Bottom left.
(3) Bottom right.
(4) Top, from right to left.
(5) Laid over the couch (top on the right, bottom on the left).
(6) Close-up of joining stitches.
(7) Close-up of border stitches.

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Way to go!!!!!!!!!!!! It's inspiring. maybe I'll finish mine before NEXT Christmas!!! hahaha Beautiful work. I love the colors. It looks so cozy, you'll enjoy cuddling under it!! :) Congrats!!!!!

You are inspiring! I used to do creative ventures like spinning and weaving, embroidering, but that was BC, you know...before children. You do great works and you make me proud of the work you do for our college... you go girl. And, there is no way you have a son OLD enough to be in law school, because honey, you just ain't old enough!!!
Love ya. cmc

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