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Zig-Zagged Grannies

The joining process is going very well! Conscious of how BOLD an ecru join would be against these dark colors, and that these are only three-round squares, smaller than those in the other two blankets on which I’ve used the … Continue reading

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Coming Along

I began with 59 five-round granny squares, a gift from Karen of MA. Thought that I would use 54 of them in a 6 x 9 lay-out. But, after trying to arrange them into some kind of a pattern, I … Continue reading

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Finally – The Thrifty Granny’s Ta-Dah!

It’s done, it’s done, it’s DONE! Wa-whoo!! It’s so satisfying to have at last finished turning the cast-off granny squares that I found in a local thrift shop during September 2011 into a Big, Warm and Wonderful Blanket! DH is … Continue reading

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Thrifty Granny’s Progress

Lest you think candy cane ripples are the only thing I’ve been working on, let me show you the progress I’ve made on the Thrifty Granny! I’ve finished all the zig-zag joins across the afghan’s width (vertical in this photo) … Continue reading

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Thrifty Granny’s Zig-Zag Join

After deciding on the way I wanted to arrange my seventy-seven granny squares, I labeled them, lest a certain clever kitty should “help” by freely re-arranging them! Then I started putting them together using the zig-zag join that I discussed … Continue reading

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Not Quite Ready-to-Assemble

Emily and I have had time to take a closer look at the bag of granny squares I got at the local thrift. There are eighty-three squares, including some odd balls. If I use a 7 x 11 layout, which … Continue reading

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