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Oct 12, 2012 02:34:51   #
This is an afghan I finished early for hubbys birthday which is in November. It is 75 by 50 inches in size. It looks green, instead of a mild varigaated grey heather tone. It was 11:30 p.m. and darker in room then normal, so hard to tell its true color. I included a pic of the book I got the pattern from. I tend to knit LARGE and purposely made the afghan longer so it would flow over hubbys feet and up under his neck when He needed a cover. It was nice and warm for me while I worked on it. It is made up of Red Heart super saver yarn and took 7 skeins of varigated yarn. He likes it and I hope you will also.

Happy way too early birthday to a wonderful husband.

Oct 12, 2012 02:41:53   #
Beautiful! it's perfect for a man! Love the pattern. Nice job
Oct 12, 2012 02:46:06   #
thanks so much for the reply. It seemed to take forever, It actually was done over a time span of 4 weeks, more or less. Glad you liked it. 148 stitches per row and 12 rows to a pattern, with tons of repeats. I wish the gray color had shown up better.

Hugs to you and yours.

Oct 12, 2012 03:40:07   #
Hilary4 (a regular here)
There's a powerful lot of knitting in that - beautiful work, no wonder he likes it!
Oct 12, 2012 04:16:28   #
ruth Roxanne
It is nice and looks cozy. I like the pattern. :) It does look grey on my computer.
Oct 12, 2012 04:42:10   #
Love the stitch pattern - beautiful blanket. xx
Oct 12, 2012 05:00:33   #
Beautiful! Looks very cozy!
Oct 12, 2012 05:04:48   #
Gypsycream (a regular here)
What an achievement! Well done you. It looks lovely and I'm sure the colour is really special, shame our cameras don't show the true colours sometimes.

Early happy birthday to your lovely one :)
Oct 12, 2012 06:37:51   #
Beautiful. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Oct 12, 2012 07:04:27   #
Molly Heger
Beautiful blanket! I can't imagine finishing one that size with that pattern in only 4 weeks👋👋👋
Oct 12, 2012 07:38:05   #
Punkin51 (a regular here)
Now that is impressive, it is really beautiful. You must love that guy a whole bunch.
Oct 12, 2012 07:42:00   #
Oct 12, 2012 07:46:53   #
I think the color showed up really well. And it only took you 4 weeks? It seems to take me forever even on a small piece. You really made a beautiful piece.
Oct 12, 2012 07:54:26   #
I'm impressed! I couldn't finish that in four months, never mind 4 weeks! Beautiful job. Lucky hubby to have a wife who would give such a gift of self, and lucky you to have a hubby who appreciates it.
Oct 12, 2012 08:31:03   #
Am I correct in guessing the book is where you found this pattern? If so I have to find that book, unless you're selling it.
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