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Ring Rosy Afghan Announcement

RING ROSY AFGHAN THROW c. 2017 Margaret MacInnis Inspired by the never-ending song  which we all sang in school and forevermore, with nary a thought to its origin. It is said that the Ring Rosy song originated from the rash…and … Continue reading

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Last Minute Slippers

Last Minute Slippers c. 2016 Margaret MacInnis Yarn Worsted: Yarn KnitPicks Swish Worsted DK: KnitPicks Swish DK 50-75 g MC (2-2.5 oz) 30-40 g CC (1.75-2 oz) Photos MargiBorck   Needles and Gauge It is easiest to use Magic Loop or … Continue reading

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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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SANDBOX GEOMETRY 9″ and 12″ Afghan blocks squares

SANDBOX GEOMETRY 12″ Afghan block c. 2016 Margaret MacInnis I’m always intrigued by geometric patterns that don’t rely on the ever-present flower motif to feature a design. So when I started to design Sandbox Geometry, I keep thinking ‘keep it … Continue reading

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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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