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Friday, March 25, 2011

Rose Garden is Completed

Rose Garden has been completed. It's still damp in above picture, as it's being blocked here after it was laundered. Such variety in this ghan. Knitted squares and rectangles, crocheted squares and rectangles. Sizes variety alot too from 5 inches or thereabouts at the small end up to around 12 inches. As this afghan for Faith Mission progessed I made a few changes from the previous design and in the works picture Here. Needed to make some changes due to size and fit. I think the previous picture shows the color better. You know how light seems to change the colors in pictures.

Donations that made this ghan possible come from Karen V, Joy, RoseMarie, and Yvonne. There were others, nameless others who donated squares from a long ago defunct group. Additionally, the yarn I used for edging and the border are left over from the yarn my DD, Christine used to make her Vacation ghan for our homeless and battered ladies at Faith Mission.

Thank you all for making this possible. All your efforts are appreciated.
Here's a close up of the border. I did not use black, though the picture makes it look like I did on the edge of the ghan or the edges of the squares, it was very dark forest green; and the scallops are dusty rose.

Work continues on your squares, so stay turned for additional design photo's and finished afghans.

2011
Scarves 152
Hats 233
Mittens (gloves)56
Socks 56
Slippers 34
Ghans 12+1=13
Squares 188
Sweaters 5

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****Though Spring is a reality (somedays), we are still in need, so keep you hooks and needle flying and make hats, scarves, mittens, and slippers****

All donations regardless of size and number are valued. All donations are appreciated, and all donations keep someone warm. We help, one stitch at a time. YOU truly DO make a difference. THANK YOU!

5 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Ghan! Really like the border and each square adds it's own unique beauty. Great job by all crocheters/knitters for a beautiful garden of stitching!

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  2. Thanks so much flowerlady for visit and nice comment, both are appreciated. Garden of stitching....love that.
    Sandy

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  3. This came out lovely! You did a great job of meshing all the different colors together into one united front. :-)

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  4. Thanks Sandie and missilebird,I was pleased with this one, I had so many different items to put together, wasn't sure how this one would be finished.

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