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Goal: 36
Start: #29
Current: 30

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Rolling Hills Afghan for Homess

This afghan has been designed from crocheted scarves that weren't large enough for our needs.  My daughter helped me design this afghan in the works.  I like the blend of brown and green.  The stripes aren't quite the same size, but with some edging which will be in tan, it should come together nicely.  It will need a good size border to make the afghan an appropriate size.  As always, I searched for a name for this afghan and came up with Earth and Sand, or Sandy Grass; but wasn't sold on either of those names.  A Fitbit friend saw the picture and came up with Rolling Hills.  I think that's a good name, makes me think of fields with grass and earth and things growing perhaps in a farmers field.

This afghan to be is currently resting in one of my project bags, waiting it's turn to grow.  Please stay tuned.  Hoping to get this completed in the near future.

This idea of stripes is a good way to use up yarn in your stash, it's also a bit easier or perhaps quicker than the assembly of an afghan with lots of squares or rectangles.  Also, it seems there will be less ends to work in.  If you've not made an afghan using this method, please give it a try.  We here at Bridge and Beyond would love to donate one of your afghans made this way.

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  1. What a great idea to use scarves that are to short to make an afghan! Rolling Hills will sure keep a family warm this winter.

    1. Thanks Sue for the visit and comment..both are appreciated. These scarves vary more in length than the picture shows so will take some work, but I believe it will work out.

  2. Do you want strips to be donated? If so, what size works for you? I believe I remember reading you still had lots of squares but my memory is not the best. :-)

    1. Not right now, but am hoping down the road to clear out all the pieces I have and then restart accepting either strips or squares. Thanks for asking Sandie, but I do still have quite a bit here.

  3. Great name! Would be cozy for a man or a woman. Wonderful colors

    1. Right you are Cynthia, these colors are truly good for either a male or female. Thank you for your visit and comments, both are appreciated.


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