Wednesday, August 28, 2013

A Work in Progress and Hobby Farm Home Reading

Bobble Diamond Afghan Work in Progress
I've about doubled (maybe a bit more) the size of the Bobble Diamond Afghan since my last update.  


(As I was taking some photos, dear son said he wanted to show off his "Baby Tiger"; which happens to be his favorite stuffed animal.  Consider yourself introduced.)  

The afghan has been fun to work on although progress seems a bit slow.  

With the exception of the "bobble" (which is a treble crochet), it is all single crochet.  


I'll likely take a little break from this once I get to the craft store.  I want to make a baby blanket for Debi Y.'s Guardian Grandmas program.  It's for a good cause and it will be a brief diversion from this large project.

Until then, I'll keep plugging away on the bobbles and reading snippets of gardening advice from the library's Hobby Farm Home subscription.


Take care and mid-week blessings to you,
Heather


Linking up with Ginny for her Yarn Along Wednesday.

34 comments:

  1. It's looking so nice Heather. That afghan kind of looks like a yarn eater - how many ounces does the pattern call for?

    Thanks for participating in the guardian grandmas. :)

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    1. Thank you Debi. It is a yarn eater. The pattern calls for 63 oz; I bought an extra skein just in case. I just started the 3rd skein yesterday. Have a wonderful day. :-)

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  2. The blanket is looking great! Looks like it has fabulous texture to it. Hello to Baby Tiger! :)

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    1. Thanks Kar. :-) I'm making it for my sister's husband, I hope he'll like it.

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    2. I'm sure he will.

      I just noticed that when you comment on my blog and it emails me, I can't reply to you and answer your questions because it has you as a no-reply commenter.

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    3. I think I fixed it (I'm hoping). Thank you for letting me know, I appreciate it. Heather

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  3. Your afghan is beautiful. My mom and grandmother were crocheters and I still have items they made.
    I can do a chain stitch, but that's about all.

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    1. Thank you Tracey. Chain stitch is a great starting point. :-) Thank you for stopping by and taking time to leave your nice comment. Heather

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  4. Oh Heather, that is fabulous! The pattern is so beautiful!!! I love the color too. You have piqued my curiosity about that magazine. I must go check it out.
    Have a great day.
    xo Kris

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    1. Thanks Kris. You will love Hobby Farm Home. It has a lot of gardening, cooking, preserving and articles on smaller livestock (chickens, goats, etc.). Have a great day. H.

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  5. Oh my, forgive my poor manners.....Pleased to you meet you Baby Tiger!!!!
    xo Kris

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  6. I just like the afghan and I am glad to have been introduced to Baby Tiger;)

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  7. The blanket is so pretty, and I love the photos you take. It's nice to meet the Baby Tiger, so cute. I'll have to check out that program you are doing. During the winter months, I tend to crochet more. :)

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    1. Thanks JoAnn. Debi has a great blog. I'll write more about her program once I get some yarn for my baby blanket. Take care. Heather

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  8. I love it!!! Hello Baby Tiger :)

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  9. Love the texture of so many bobbles! That's going to be stunning!

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  10. Love the bobbly diamonds. Looks really great.

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  11. the stitch definition is incredible! lovely work :)

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  12. Cute tiger. I love the bobble blanket.

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  13. the pattern is fabulous and the blanket is beautiful

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    1. Thank you Ninu for your nice comment. :-)

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  14. I like your pattern. It turns out great.

    Lisa

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    1. Thank you for your nice comment Lisa. The pattern is from Crochet World (October 2008). It has been fun to work the diamond bobbles. Have a wonderful day. Heather http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bobble-diamonds-afghan

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