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Sunday, April 08, 2012

Bouncing my Beach Ball

Beach Ball is finished! Right now it's bouncing around in the washer and will soon be laid out and blocked. Here it measures about 49 inches, but will grow probably 1-2 inches during blocking.

I used the Winter White and the pink in multiple rows around the edge and was thrilled to find the right color of turquoise in my stash to add several rows of it to the border...finishing with a fluffy ruffle.

My check my designed stash to see what afghan to work on next. As always, this afghan will be donated to Homeless Families Foundation through Bridge and Beyond.

I've continued to work on my blue lacy (feather and fan) scarf also. Making wonderful headway with it, though may put it aside and switch to something else for awhile.

Hubby and I had a lovely Easter Brunch with my 2 brothers and their wives, and my Dad today. Hope you all had/have a wonderful Easter Sunday. Sun's out bright, and I would like to take a bike ride, but believe it's too windy for my legs to push against it.

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  1. Your beach ball afghan is just perfect, I'm sure it will be another well loved blanket when it reaches it's new owners.

    Happy Easter!

  2. Yay! It is so pretty and bright - what a perfect palette for this time of year.

  3. Beach ball looks awesome! What happy sunny colours! Hope you had a great Easter with your family :)

  4. That is a gorgeous afgan, I love the colours, so summery and cheerful!

  5. Oh Sandy beach ball is just so gorgeous looking and I just love the ruffle edge to it. I hope you had a lovely Easter.

  6. The Beach Ball blanket looks fantastic!

  7. Looks great! Nice use of color in that edging. Cute ruffle!

  8. You did it again...nice work :)
    Gorgeous blanket!

  9. That really does look like a beach ball bouncing! Lovely :)

    Glad you had a good Easter. Hopefully the breezes will lighten soon and you'll be able to get out on your bike.

  10. Oh I love your beach ball! It looks amazing!!! Wonderful project as always!


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