Thursday, August 23, 2012

In the Pink

If one is good, then two must be better, right?  At least that's my theory when it comes to making afghans with lots and lots of little blocks.  I'm almost finished this afghan (click here) and I've been enjoying it so much that I decided to make another.  This time the theme is PINK.  Some generous people sent me some lengths (each diamond uses 8 yards) of yarn and I joined a pink yarn swap on Ravelry.  The swap is finished and the group has been archived.  This is what came in the mail:

Most of these are rich, deep pinks with a few light ones mixed in.  The 20 mini skeins are enough to complete about 40 of the 334 blocks I'll be doing.  I did some stash diving and found out that I have some pink yarns, too.  I've done a few more blocks since taking this picture last night and I've finished about just over one-third of the afghan.  I'm planning to go through the stash again on the weekend to see if there are any more pinks hiding out.

I love how this is turning out, so bright and cheery.  Am I sick of doing all this little 3-inches blocks and weaving in the ends?  Not at all.  Already I'm thinking ahead to possibly doing one more, this time in southwest colors.  I might even try to organize the blocks into a geometric pattern.  All that will be in good time, however!


Wool Free and Lovin' Knit said...

ooh, it's looking lovely!

Sam said...

How fun! This is gorgeous.