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Newest afghan

This afghan was made to give to a friend as a birthday gift. One of my favorite afghans I have made.

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Latest Afghan

My nephew has been begging me for years now to make him an afghan. Well, I had other projects I had started and needed to finish before starting anything else. I was finally able to start on his afghan in March and this is the final product. I'm going to make him suffer a while longer and give it to him in August as a birthday present. One nephew down and two nieces and two nephews to go.

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Ripple Afghan

Here's a recently completed ripple afghan I crocheted for a friend. I followed the Neat Ripple Pattern from Lucy at Attic24. A fairly easy, mindless pattern once you get going.

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On a crochet kick

I was looking at the photos of the people I follow on Instagram and noticed one person crocheting a ripple afghan. So, I decided I was going to learn the pattern. After a few searches, I found a pattern and picked up the crochet hook. Here are a couple that I have been working on. Planning on these being Christmas gifts for my niece and mother.

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Happy Holidays.

Happy Easter to those who celebrate Easter, Chag semeach to those who celebrate the Pesach (next year in Jerusalem!) and a plain ol' happy Sunday to all others. Peace be with you all!

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Shawl in progress.

Just a Boneyard shawl in progress using Kauni EK yarn. Nothing special.

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Latest project

Here's the latest project I've been working on. I decided to use Knit Picks Chroma yarn instead of Noro. The colors I chose for this scarf are Bittersweet Heather and Pool Party. Nothing spectacular but I like it.

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A simple "me" project

I have no idea why but I started knitting on a stocking cap a few weeks ago. It's set to the side quite often to work on other projects.

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DPNs vs two circular needles vs Magic Loop for socks

Yes, I've been bitten by the sock bug. I've been learning how to knit socks using DPNs but I noticed that there is usually a gap where the instep and gusset meet. So, I was wondering if using either two circular needles or the magic loop method would help minimize this problem. Thanks in advance.

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In an adventurous mood.

I felt like undertaking a new adventure yesterday afternoon, so I brought out this sock yarn I had purchased not too long ago and found a online tutorial on how to knit socks. The sock could look a whole lot better but I'm not going to complain too much about it since it is my first try. I didn't pay too much attention to the leg portion because this was just a practice sock.

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