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Grad gift for gymnast I call her 'Flipper'
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Jun 7, 2019 20:30:46   #
Patty Sutter (a regular here)
 
I've known this girl since she was 3. She was always upside down, I called her Flipper.
She joined a gymnastics training at age 4, the name stuck.
Now she is graduating High School and going onto a gymnastics team in college.
This is the special blanket I made for her.
Took 3 years, the first year was getting the design to suit me. Then trying to make it C2C, I realized I'm not experienced enough at C2C for something this detailed. I switched to 'block stitch' intarsia, it was coming out WAY too big. So I made an afghan using RH Unforgettable in the dragonfly colorway.
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/wavy-navy-afghan
And multiple DK yarns to make an applique of the design.
I worked I the last end around 4pm on June 7, the party is 3pm on June 8.
Nothing like cutting it close!

Besides all the restarts I had a few other projects in between.


This shows the colors better
This shows the colors better...


 
Jun 7, 2019 20:37:53   #
gramaleana
 
it's beautiful. she will love it.
Jun 7, 2019 20:38:06   #
NKC55
 
Wow that is awesome! Beautiful blanket- great job. Flipper is a lucky girl!
Jun 7, 2019 20:39:08   #
Fran42 (a regular here)
 
How cool is that! Great gift for a girl called flipper! Nicely done.
Jun 7, 2019 20:48:27   #
Ellie RD (a regular here)
 
Fantastic!
Jun 7, 2019 21:03:53   #
Kay Knits
 
What a great gift.
 
Jun 7, 2019 21:05:52   #
Hilary4 (a regular here)
 
Wow - she will treasure that!
Jun 7, 2019 21:12:14   #
run4fittness (a regular here)
 
Stunning creation.
Jun 7, 2019 21:16:26   #
luree (a regular here)
 
That is beautiful.
Jun 7, 2019 21:59:10   #
charbaby (a regular here)
 
That's a real stunner! And a treasure! Beautiful work!
Jun 7, 2019 22:17:04   #
la7deonce
 
You are an artist. It is beautiful.
 
Jun 7, 2019 22:19:30   #
maggiex4 (a regular here)
 
Wow! Is beautiful and amazing, you did an excellent work.
Jun 7, 2019 22:23:07   #
crafterwantabe (a regular here)
 
Beautiful
Jun 7, 2019 23:12:12   #
Madelon
 
Wow ... that was a big undertaking...you soldiered through and turned out a masterpiece!
Jun 8, 2019 00:13:56   #
amudaus (a regular here)
 
You have done a fantastic job! What a perfect gift for "Flipper"she will treasure it.
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