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Mar 5, 2013 23:58:03   #
knitwit549
 
Made this afghan probably 20 years ago from a booklet I bought. DH liked it so much he had me make another cardinal and one as a blue jay for his son's step daughters for Christmas.

Then just this year my youngest son's friend requested the purple mitts. She bought the yarn.

Currently have my 2nd "Miami vice" shawl on the needles.
Cardinal afghan (20 yrs old)

Purple mitts

 
Mar 6, 2013 00:32:16   #
PearlofGreatPrice
 
Beautiful work! And still stunning after 20 years of use. I especially love your avitar kitty. Can you share the pattern for it?

Ty

Pearl
Mar 6, 2013 00:36:43   #
Glennis
 
Lovely work.
Mar 6, 2013 01:30:30   #
Dreamweaver
 
The cardinal afgahn is so bright and cheerful. My dad only liked one color and it was red.... so every time I see a Cardinal I think of him.....

Great mitts with the fur trim..... That really dresses them up.....
Mar 6, 2013 01:37:02   #
Galadriel
 
beautiful work
Mar 6, 2013 03:12:09   #
kacey64
 
Stunning afghan and classy mitts! Thanks for sharing.
 
Mar 6, 2013 05:03:46   #
kiwiannie
 
Love your cardinal,it's beautiful. :thumbup: :thumbup:
Mar 6, 2013 06:13:22   #
CARABELLA
 
Beautiful work, love it.
Mar 6, 2013 06:37:25   #
Keeweegirl
 
I would love the pattern for the purple wrist warmers - they are lovely!
Mar 6, 2013 06:46:22   #
Reanne
 
knitwit549 wrote:
Made this afghan probably 20 years ago from a booklet I bought. DH liked it so much he had me make another cardinal and one as a blue jay for his son's step daughters for Christmas.

Then just this year my youngest son's friend requested the purple mitts. She bought the yarn.

Currently have my 2nd "Miami vice" shawl on the needles.


Would there be a pattern available for the cardinal afgan? I really love that, you did a great job!
Mar 6, 2013 07:03:11   #
dachsmom (a regular here)
 
Love the cardinal. We have several in our yard all year and it is really nice to see them on dreary winter days.
 
Mar 6, 2013 07:44:39   #
knitwit549
 
it's free: go to
http://www.redheart.com
search for purr-fect mini kitty crochet pattern.

PearlofGreatPrice wrote:
Beautiful work! And still stunning after 20 years of use. I especially love your avitar kitty. Can you share the pattern for it?

Ty

Pearl
Mar 6, 2013 07:45:52   #
knitwit549
 
It's from a book I bought many years ago. I will see if I can find it & post the title & info on it.
Reanne wrote:
knitwit549 wrote:
Made this afghan probably 20 years ago from a booklet I bought. DH liked it so much he had me make another cardinal and one as a blue jay for his son's step daughters for Christmas.

Then just this year my youngest son's friend requested the purple mitts. She bought the yarn.

Currently have my 2nd "Miami vice" shawl on the needles.


Would there be a pattern available for the cardinal afgan? I really love that, you did a great job!
Mar 6, 2013 07:47:14   #
knitwit549
 
I will work on writing it down, I just did it as I went along.
Keeweegirl wrote:
I would love the pattern for the purple wrist warmers - they are lovely!
Mar 6, 2013 08:19:18   #
Rainebo (a regular here)
 
Beautiful!
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