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Friday, April 6, 2018

Resurrecting Learning Logs Afghan

 These aren't good pictures, as I can't properly lay out the afghan for you to see.  I tossed it down by my foot, and as you can see my broken foot is there as well.
Tried a 2nd time and managed to get my boot a bit further away, and tried to hold down the mint green which is curling in above picture, since it's stockinette stitch.  Quite a few colors here.  Some of you might remember when I started this project last summer.  I named it Learning Logs, as it was a project done through a class (on Crafty's) to learn how to do color work.  Some sections/logs are 2 colors, some are 3.  The pattern for the afghan was to be 6 squares like this (though smaller) and then stitched together.  I thought hooking 6 of these together would be far too busy with all the color and textures together, so decided to use this as a center square and continue with the colors, but in solid sections.

Though I am considering doing some striping as I go.  I've been working on this as I try to elevate my foot as much as possible.  Mentioned in a post a few days ago that I had broken a bone in my right foot.  It's the 5th Metarsal bone.

Have been watching Downton Abbey as I knit.  I never got the opportunity to watch it when it was airing before.  A friend brought over all 6 sessions on CD's to help occupy my time.  I'm really enjoying it, but am in season 5 and already not wanting it to end.  Did you all watch it?  Did you enjoy it?  The period clothes are fun to see.

What's everyone currently working on?

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8 comments:

  1. Love the way this afghan is going, all the different colors and patterns. Unique and interesting to look at. I did watch Downton Abbey though not from the start. I saw all the episodes though and really enjoyed it though I'm usually not much for historicals. I am currently working on an afghan for a cousin who was in a serious motorcycle accident and will be in hospital for some time to come.

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    1. So sorry Sandie to hear about your cousin. A nice afghan will help lift their spirits, I'm sure. I love historical shows, probably my favorite genre.

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  2. You have such an amazing talent for combining colors and textures. This is a great afghan. I'm still working on my second afghan for Bridge & Beyond. While on vacation last week I was able to finish 8 wash clothes. Have to keep the crochet hook busy! Hope your ankle heals quickly.

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    1. Thank you Lisa, such a sweet comment, much appreciated. Glad your hook is busy. Thanks for the visit and comments.

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  3. Glad to see you have Learning Logs out again. It is much bigger than the last time you posted a picture! Sorry to hear about your cousin. I hope they heal quickly.

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    1. Thanks Sue for your visit, always so much appreciated.

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  4. Sorry about your foot! Get better soon. Really pretty color combo on the Afghan

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    1. Thank you for the visit and comment, both are appreciated. Working at getting better.

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