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Post by Adrian on 30th November 2010, 6:36 pm


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Post by polgara on 30th November 2010, 6:39 pm

Well done Badger, very nice & I bet it is really warm

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Post by motherofintention on 30th November 2010, 6:53 pm

wow, that is absolutely beautiful!

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Post by MrsC on 30th November 2010, 7:07 pm

Badger - that looks fantastic! I love the colours and block arrangement.

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Post by Adrian on 30th November 2010, 7:29 pm

I'm taking a couple of nights off, then starting on another one, same pattern, different colourway

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Post by Dandelion on 30th November 2010, 7:44 pm

It's beautiful - something to treasure.

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Post by Compostwoman on 30th November 2010, 7:58 pm

Wow! That is really really lovely Badger. You are very talented!

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Post by Aberlemno on 30th November 2010, 10:09 pm

That is fabulous. My crochet hand is already twitching!

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Post by rens-hens on 30th November 2010, 10:28 pm

that is gorgeous, I absolutely love it!

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Post by Hathorite on 1st December 2010, 6:44 am

Wow, amazing job and well done!
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Post by Guest on 2nd December 2010, 4:53 pm

Beautiful. Well done! I need to try making something....need to find some confidence and .....hand cream!!

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Post by mr_sfstk8d on 2nd December 2010, 5:34 pm

My wife has been in crochet mode for weeks now already. Only a couple of smaller projects done yet though.

Had to laugh at the hand lotion comment. Dry patch causing too many snags? I know acrylic yarn is awefull for that, but it's cheap too. I'd LOVE to get real wool yarn on a regular basis. Even make it. If I kept a sheep or two I wouldn't have to mow as much either! Blasted City Zoning!
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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 2nd December 2010, 6:24 pm

Lovely

I should get on with the squares for my knitted blanket (from the Learn to Knit magazine my mum got for me ages ago!)
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Post by Adrian on 2nd December 2010, 6:33 pm

Its funny, I would never have ever thought that getting yarn made from wool would be so difficult in North America.

I have one supplier in New Brunswick and they are awesome, the colours available are stunning it does half the work for you when you can choose beautiful colourways..

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Post by mr_sfstk8d on 2nd December 2010, 6:42 pm

I can find it, but it's expensive. I'll pay $3 a skein of acrylic or $10 for wool. Even cotton gets pricey. COTTON!! We grow it by the carrier load in the US! But then, it seems that Wal-Mart and even the chain store craft shops have gone away from "Make It Yourself" to "Consume and Entertain". Ugh. Some (many) shops have done away with fabric sections in favor of larger electronics and event planning, fake flowers, plastic champagne flutes, etc. Sad sad sad. All the more reason for me to want to be self reliant.
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Post by danksshady on 5th December 2010, 10:48 am

thats lovely - I really do wish I could crochet
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Post by Becci on 18th January 2011, 11:06 pm

Beautiful Badger!

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