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DEFTLY DELFT POLYCHROME MYSTERY Afghan CAL

DEFTLY DELFT POLYCHROME c. 2016 Margaret MacInnis This is the inspirational photo I am using for colour and ideas for shapes. Pattern can be found here Deftly Delft       Yarn Estimates: Vanna’s Choice or other aran-weight yarns at … Continue reading

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Petal to the Metal Guest Feature 9″ Crochet Block

My good friend, Melissa (LissaM on Ravelry) designed her first block this week. She had me test and critique it, and it’s a beautiful block, much beyond a ‘first’ design. Melissa’s Link to her Blog and the Pattern     … Continue reading

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April BAMMM ‘shattered’ 9″ and 12″ Mystery Clues

Available now on Ravelry for 99 cents. Clues will be updated every second day March 24, 26, 28, 30, and the final pattern updated in its entirety on April 1, 2016. This is my contribution to BAMMM SHAZAAM April, 2016.

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shattered 9″/12″ block sneak preview

April, 2016 BAMMM SHAZAAM coming soon. Starting March 25, I will present this in Mystery Format, with Clues each alternate day for 7 days. Watch for it!

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Third Dynasty of UR 12″ Afghan Block Square

Third Dynasty of UR 12″ Afghan Block Square c. 2016 Margaret MacInnis Inspired by cuneiform writing, I strove to create a block that has multiple layers of interest, and the more you look at it, the more you see. No … Continue reading

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Cushion Crafting Crochet 101

Oftentimes, you’ll be looking a couple of stray blocks and wonder what to do with them. I like to just make cushions to match whatever the other blocks were doing. I recently joined gifted blocks into two afghans for a … Continue reading

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Bordering Afghans

I finally finished all the edging and thought about what pattern I would use to border this beautiful group collaboration effort, that I was responsible for unifying. My first thoughts were:

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Bordering the No-Hook-Out afghans

So satisfying to ‘free-hand’ borders! Join is No-Hook-Out (TM) Continuous, developed by yours truly and found here. Very interesting and quick to do. I joined 25 – 9″ blocks in just under 3 hours! (It took me about 10 minutes … Continue reading

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No-Hook-Out Continuous Continues….

I recently had the pleasure of joining for our Ravelry group, two comfort’ghans for a member whose husband had surgery. I received quite a few blocks in the mail, and sorted them into blocks suitable for one or the other … Continue reading

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Continuous No-Hook-Out Join Tutorial for Afghan Blocks of any size

No-Hook-Out (TM) Continuous Join Tutorial for Afghan Blocks of any size and yarn weight  c. 2016 Margaret MacInnis Materials: You need about 100 g (170 yds) of heavy worsted or aran-weight yarn for every 8-10 blocks of 12” each for … Continue reading

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