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FRIENDS themed blanket CAL part 1

This CAL is fromΒ chaos and chop suey here on wordpress. Ive never been so happy to make anything in my life!! πŸ™‚ I loved the show and I am rewatching it on Netflix while making this blanket. I will be done with show way before I am done with the blanket 😦

The pattern on ravelry is $7 . and soooooo worth it Angela put A LOT of work into these blocks and appliques. Harper Baby ShopΒ Β made themed hooks for this CAL and I HAD to get one! My hook is a 4.25 and the hook Angela used is a 4.50 but I rarely use that size hook so I wanted a hook that I will use alot. Β This hook is so cool.

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My first block is The One with the Banner….

I just started the decrease. This is going to be the longest c2c piece Ive done πŸ™‚ My next one will either be Phoebe’s guitar or the peephole .

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I also made some appliques of my own..  The E is for Emma, banana is for Marcel, goldfish is for Eddie and the mustache is for Richard. ❀

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A Year of Projects, WIPS

YOP6 week 45

Hi… no one panic , I’m back. I didn’t fall of the face of the earth. Β I’ve just been in a knitting/crocheting slump. So many projects so little time.

Okay, A year of projects. only 2 months left. I dont have much to show for year 6 .. its sad. I was going through my ravelry notebook and noticed all the hibernating projects. A few are pretty close to being done. So instead of starting new projects for the remaining 2 months, Β I want to finish the ones I put away.

Here are a few pictures to refresh your memory:

I’ve also been watching a lot of knitting podcasts. Skein Game Podcast, Wool, Needles, Hands and YarnGasmΒ ( all on YOUTUBE). I’ve noticed that basically all knitting podcasts are the same. “look what I made, look what someone gave me, giveaway!” Its their personality that keeps people coming back.

Last minute update…We saw Guardians of the Galaxy yesterday so I made a baby Groot ragdoll the night before… He’s so cute but I want to make one in a lighter brown. And use half double crochets instead of double crochets.

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A Year of Projects

YOP6 week 41

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Happy Birthday to me! 29 feels great ..( with 8 years experience) lol. Β If it wasn’t for my “wisdom highlights” I could totally pass for early 30s Β πŸ™‚

Ok now to the reason you are here.. Stuff made with yarn πŸ™‚

I amaze myself sometimes. This Magickarp hat is actually pretty cute. I am not a pokemon person but Jon is and he loves it. too bad its already spoken for. ( and he doesn’t wear hats so he cant keep it)

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I also finished the lemon drop hat. I LOVE KNITTING!!!!!

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And I finished the dragonflies blanket. I added Guava then cranberry and used the crab stitch with light raspberry as the boarder.

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Now I will have time to knit some scarves for the Maine and New Hampshire’s Special Olympics πŸ™‚

Speaking of knitting …..

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A Year of Projects, WIPS

YOP6 Week 40

Theres been a few projects that have been on my hooks and needles this past week. No FOs though. April is my birth month (the 9th is my birthday) so most of the projects I make this month will be for me πŸ™‚ I noticed the dragonfly pattern trend on ravelry . So I decided to make the Radiating Dragonfly throw by Pattern Paradise . I want to add one more section but I am unsure of what color. So far I have light raspberry, paradise, amethyst, delft blue and bright orchid. I need 241 yards to for section F . that’s less than a skein of yarn of red heart super saver. I was thinking about using cranberry which is a red heart accent and I would have to use a little more than a skein of it since it is a smaller skein. I suck with color.

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But before I make a decision I have to finish a Magickarp hat for a friend. Her daughter is a pokemon go player and collects these hats . I am almost done I just need to do some sewing.

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My 3rd project of the week… I just wanted to do something with this yarn.

Yarn: Red Heart with Love , Lemon Drop. Project: A hat.

 

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Crochet A Longs

Gilmore Girls CAL: My Journey,part 1

Another C2C CAL has caught my attention. I know I haven’t finished the Princess and Villains C2C CAL yet, but this one is sooo much more important!! Its the GILMORE GIRLS!!!!!

I wasn’t a fan of the show when it aired in 2000 but since hearing about the revival I wanted to check it out to see what the hype was about. I finished all 7 seasons in about 2 months thanks to Netflix and watched A Year in the Life in 2 nights. ( and have since re watched winter and spring) . I can see why so many people love that show.

I dont remember how I found the C2C CAL by Chaos & Chop Suey But I am glad I did. Angela designed amazing squares .

After much thinking , my first squares are going to be Luke’s diner sign and theΒ  Love Rocket Β Logan gave Rory. ( my 2 fav guys).

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About half way done. Up next is the Love Rocket πŸ™‚