Thursday, December 23, 2010

Snowflake Crochet Afghan

Hi Friends! Hey, I finished the "Snowflake Afghan" that I was working on. If you recall, I started in November and I actually almost didn't finish it in time for Christmas. I started on the project and I was about 75% done and sort of set it aside and worked on other projects. I decided to work on it this week and finish it up. I'm so happy that I'm done and actually, I'm in the process of making another one for next Christmas. I'm working on the snowflakes right now because this project requires 33 snowflakes so it's a good idea to start now. LOL!

I found the pattern in the Crochet World special edition magazine that was out on the stands in November. I can't share the pattern with you because it's in a magazine . I wonder if it would be okay to scan the pattern and share it. Well, if you want it, email me and I'll share the pattern with you if you want to try it out. There are a bunch of patterns similar to this one on the Internet, obviously, not exact but similar nonetheless.

The pattern actually calls for 6 rows but I only created 5 rows because it didn't look symmetric with the 6th row. Actually, you can add as many snowflakes as you want. This would actually make a great bed cover if you add more snowflakes.

Was it hard to create? I've been crocheting for 5 months now so I'm technically a beginner and in my opinion, it's a beginner level pattern . I didn't find it difficult to follow. It's basically repeating the pattern over and over and attaching all the parts together. Anyway, if you want the pattern, email me and I'll scan the pattern and share it with you.

That's it for today. Christmas in 2 days. . .OMG!!! I'm actually going to start on Christmas projects for next year so I'll have a head start! LOL!!

Have a wonderful Thursday!!!


Jess B. said...

THIS CAME OUT BEAUTIFUL. Wow you are amazing. have a wonderful holiday!

Jess B.

Krystine said...

Wow...that is really a beautiful afghan! You did a very nice job. I'll have to try this one. Thanks

Liz said...

I'd love to have that pattern so I can try my hand at it. It's beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Happy Holidays.

pescbrico said...

This is beautiful Maria!!! Merry Christmas to you and your family

Unknown said...

This is beautiful, MariaWishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas!!

Whimsey said...

WOW - absolutely beautiful - those snowflakes just POP off the blue. Love it!

Unknown said...

Maria what a fantastic job you have done, this is great and only been crocheting for a few months it is a beautiful creation, thanks for sharing with us.

Marisha said...

Maria, gorgeous job!!! so winterY- yes, those white snowflakes so realistic pops of the dark blue.... no doubt- beautifully express this holiday time ! Congrats!!!

Anonymous said...

I love your throw - it's fantastic!
I have to admit I'm jealous as I STILL haven't finished mine :(

I hope you don't mind I'm after linking to this post in my blog as it really is a lovely example of what I have failed to finish -you never know maybe this Christmas ;)


Anonymous said...

Hi Maria, my name is Sylvia, I am from Adelaide, Australia. I cannot get that magazine with the snowflake pattern here in Oz.
you did a fantastic job I have never seen one quite like it.
I have a pattern with roses on a snowflake which I scanned into my pc and could swap with you for this one. I already sent you my email and signed up for your newsletters. love to hear from you

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