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Jun 9, 2013 20:10:42   #
Beetytwird (a regular here)
 
Been playin again folks..............this time with crochet and knit combo. Little lap blanket. Some Tunisian, some broom stick, some knitted. Colors are really Red and Black not orange. Don't know why it shows up that way. I am thinking about entering this one in the Fair this fall. Not sure, still thinkin.
Red/Black Combo

 
Jun 9, 2013 20:25:02   #
virginia42
 
Very nice. Yes, I think you should enter it in the fair.
Jun 9, 2013 20:40:45   #
west coast kitty (a regular here)
 
great sampler afghan; would be a great fair entry - the hard part might be choosing a category
Jun 9, 2013 20:45:25   #
Beetytwird (a regular here)
 
Hopefully they have a "mixed" catagory. I don't know, they don't publize it until later in the year.......so I will have to wait and see. Thanks
Jun 10, 2013 05:14:36   #
scottybearNSW
 
Love your lap blanket. The colours go so well together. Good luck if you do decide to enter it in the fair.
Jun 10, 2013 07:11:02   #
Munchn (a regular here)
 
WOW! This would make a wonderful tutorial in a teaching class.
 
Jun 10, 2013 08:46:15   #
Roses and cats (a regular here)
 
Oh goodness! put it in the fair, I bet you will place!
Jun 10, 2013 09:36:04   #
NanaG
 
Wow! You did a marvelous job on that! Keep us posted on the fair results. I think you would win, too!
Jun 10, 2013 09:45:55   #
nikasm
 
Very nice work.
Jun 10, 2013 11:31:06   #
cindybar
 
Yes, do enter your unusual blanket. I'll bet it's a winner.
Jun 10, 2013 11:36:57   #
kacey64
 
Beautiful! You really need to enter it! The fair in my home town has a 'mixed fiber arts' category. That is definitely a prize winner.
 
Jun 10, 2013 12:13:25   #
Naneast (a regular here)
 
Beautiful combo work!
Jun 10, 2013 13:30:38   #
Pam in LR
 
Munchn wrote:
WOW! This would make a wonderful tutorial in a teaching class.


Yes, it would!
Jun 10, 2013 14:21:09   #
libra59_1
 
Absolutely, you should enter it at the fair!
Jun 10, 2013 16:12:59   #
ireneofnc
 
Nice work, and very interesting as to how you combined the various stitch patterns. It reminds me a little of the 365 Knitting Stitches A Year bedspread that I am still working on, except that I'm using the earthtone colors.

Certainly, enter it into the Fair. Someone should surely appreciate your creativity in doing this!
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