An Afghan for Oscar

About: Born in England many years ago, moved to California in 1980, moved to New York in 1993, became a US citizen. Favourite place to visit, besides London England, is Lake Winnipesaukkee in New Hampshire, home o...

My newphew Oscar didn't want the woolley hat I offered, he wanted a big Afghan knitted in red, white, blue and green. ugly colours I thought, but the finished article turned out a treat. It's the American Beauty Rose pattern taken from The Ultimate Book of Knit Afghans by American School of Needlework. I used my own colour combination of stripes to suit Oscar's choice! I used oddments of yarn from my stash including Lion Brand Woolease (the blue and green yarns)http://cache.lionbrand.com//yarns/woolease.htm Here's the result. We were both very pleased!

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    deadalchemist

    11 years ago on Introduction

    It's very big and beautiful! Afghans are my favorite pieces; beautiful job! Oscar had better like this!