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Saturday, January 5, 2013

Something New - Hummingbird afghan

I started working on this yesterday.  This is block number five of the Hummingbird afghan.  There is not a lot of stitching on this particular block.  On the other hand, the flowers are all confetti type stitching so it is still a challenge.  Last year I did 67 projects.  I keep a list going all year long so I know how many I have completed by the end of the year.  It also helps when I try to find photos.  So far - 2013 has three projects on the list.  This will be number four.  The last afghan I did took me five years.  I did five or six blocks per year - it was slow.  I could each block as a project.  An afghan project is bulky to work on.  It is best to work on during the winter months.  I do enjoy it.  The stitching is done over one with two threads.  It is DMC floss so no overdyed to deal with. 


Teresa said...

oh it's good to see you back to this afghan. great job on the total finishes.

Linda said...

Your afghan will be awesome. Something I've never tried.


Alinda said...

I have just started this afghan. I hope that I can do half as good as what you do! Thanks for inspiration!