zondag 21 april 2013

Progress!





This is how far along I am with my African Flower Hexagon Blanket. Almost "halfway".

On one hand I find it very annoying to work on it because it is going so slowly, and my arm is protesting a bit from all the acrylics, but on the other hand I love love love the combination of all the different colours I have used for the flowers.

I did two more on row 5 (and thus attaching row 4 and 6) and after that I am going to work from row 12 to row 8 because it is getting too big to manouver with joining two rows at the time. I cannot wait to finish this!

My mind is already wandering off to think about the border....

What am I going to do?
10 blanket 06
Courtesy of Polka Dot Cottage
Am I going to make the borders straight? Attaching half hexagons and making the chevron edges completely straight?

Courtesy of Sew I See, Gypsy Afghan
Or just a simple single crochet border?


Courtesy of Fantasy Landscape
Or I could make a multicoloured border with dc's like this granny hexagon blanket. It looks awesome.

Decisions, decisions....

Maybe I first have to wait and see how much yarn I have left! 
Part of what I am using can be bought on a whim since it is a standard yarn, but part of it is a yarn that is discontinued...

What do you think? What would look great?














8 opmerkingen:

  1. It's looking very good, love all the flower colours. I like the rows of colours for a border, keeping the shaped edge. Rowen@Coastal Colours x

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    1. I definately lean more to that option yes...

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  2. It already looks amazing and you can't go wrong with whatever border you choose.

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  3. It is looking amazing! All of those colors are amazing. I agree with Christine, you cant go wrong whatever you decide for the border. You've got an adorable 'quality control inspector' there checking out the progress :) x

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    1. I don't know what it is with kitties, but they always want to sit with their butt on everything I am working with. Things on the ground, such as fabric or yarny items, are kitty magnets!

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  4. Your blanket is gorgeous. Of I could I'd have soapy blankets on the go, I find them all so inspiring.

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    1. Hi Katharine, thank you! I am having a bit of a second language problem though and I tried to Google it, but could you please explain what you mean by "soapy blankets"? Are they baby size blankets (that is the only hint I could find in Google)?

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