Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Stash-Buster #22 - Vintage Rainbow: Ta Dah!

The stash-buster from this post is done!
It's the Vintage Ripple pattern from Churchmouse, found here.
Here it is folded all neatly.
Here it is not folded neatly. :-)
 I'm kind of liking the tunnel effect of this photo.
 From the left...
...from the right.
The ends were filled in with some sc, hdc, dc's.
I was trying to make in flat and straight.
The rippling ruffle effect was not intended, but I went with it.
 Finished off with the infamous picot stitch from here.
 The sides received a row of sc, dc and then the picot.
I am not good at making that first sc row on a side look good.
Does anyone have any hints or tips?
 Photographed with the Bobble Zig Zag afghan from here,
and here,
and then a pile of afghans.
The afghans are starting to take over the house!
Could not resist a photo of the Bobble Zig Zag afghan with the original Granny Rose afghan,
even though it has nothing to do with this post for the Vintage Rainbow. ;-)

Bustin' the stash with my homies:
Linda and Ana
:-)
They also added a link party here:

Have a good week!

42 comments:

  1. Astri,
    your other beautiful vintage rainbow!
    Beautiful work!
    Jarka

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  2. Very, very pretty. You always do well with matching up your colors - you should write about that sometime. :)

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  3. OOh Astri its bright and beautiful!
    Fantastic!
    Ali x

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous, Astri! And what a brilliant way to use up lots of different colours. There's something about a collection of homemade afghans that is more than the sum of the parts - speaks of a home and a deeply embedded creativity as almost nothing else so I love your piled up afghan pics! E x

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  5. That is so gorgeous. Wow!!!!!

    Lisa

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  6. It's so beautiful, really well done :)
    Love the bright colors

    Lluisa x

    http://spinningyarn74.blogspot.com.es/

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  7. Wow! It's magnificent. I love it.
    Great stashbuster project.

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  8. Wow you were quick with that Astri another masterpiece my dear I love it, all your Afghans looks superb together lovely cheerful colours, just wait till your own granny rose joins them, sorry can't help you with that first row of sc I find it tricky too but it does look fine to me. :)

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  9. Nydelig teppe!! Så flott og fargerikt -og morsom hekleteknikk! :-)
    Flott arbeid! :-)

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  10. Magnifique tout cela !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Les couleurs sont trop jolies !

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  11. Teppet ditt vart veldig flott! Du har brukt utruleg mange fargar i regnbuen din:)

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  12. Fabulous Astri - lovin' your stash busting ideas!

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  13. It turned out very pretty. I like the picture of the pile of afghans.

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  14. Wow! it´s marvelous. So pretty colours. Congratulations from Spain!!

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  15. Aw thanks for your wonderful comments and for stopping by. Welcome new and old followers!!!

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  16. Gorgeous! I love the stitch pattern.

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  17. Great finish! That's a beautiful blanket : )

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  18. Wonderful blanket, Astri! The side border when making dc's is always tricky...What I usually do is make a sc + ch (instead of an sc), and that seems to work for me

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  19. A beautiful and certainly a rainbow of colors. Very lovely indeed. Hugs Judy

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  20. This is amazing , all beautiful ,love the vintage ripple.I have to make another one.The border is so lovely ,it give the blanket a delicate detail. Wonderful job !

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  21. Oh my goodness Astri- your afghans are magnificent! The colors are stunning-- I am in awe! The photo of your stack of afghans is just gorgeous!

    Thank you so much for your willingness to participate in the Pink Scarf Project-- I am thrilled that you would want to do this-- bless your heart!

    Xoxoxo
    Vicki

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  22. I like those ruffly ends ... they seem to match the lacy look of the ripple pattern.

    Sc edges are a bear - the only way I can think of to get around them is to grit your teeth and stitch under a strand or two only, instead of into the spaces - but that's really awkward and annoyingly slow. Honestly it looks fine (except to the maker - we are all our own worst critics).

    You'll never be cold if the power goes out - all those bright blankets will keep you extra warm. :)

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  23. Beautiful. Love ALL of the blankets, wonderful

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  24. I love the vintage rainbow. May just have to get that pattern.

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  25. You did a wonderful job! I love those vibrant colors against the white, reminded me of a rainbow with white puffy clouds! I think of Rainbow Brite from long ago!

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  26. Your work is beautiful...Love it!

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  27. OMG!!!! You must be very fast at crocheting. Your afghans are very good. This one is as beautiful as your other ones.

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  28. I love your afghans! You are very talented!

    Greetings from Poland! :)

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  29. Great comments y'all! (No, I'm not from Texas but the NVO lived there for a long time, so he taught me.) Thank you for taking the time to droop a line. :-)

    Oooo, yes, Jen, white clouds and Rainbow Brite!

    Thank you Ana and Sue for the advice on the edge. I will try both techniques. I wonder if I could do a better turn stitch with color change too.

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  30. Very pretty and lovely colors!:) i always love the colorful things you make. I am one of your followers, do visit me sometime:)

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  31. it's very beautiful! such a nice design and colors are matched greatly!

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  32. Amazing - stunning - well done!!!

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  33. that is GORGEOUS! Is it possible to be in love with a blanket? Cos I think I'm in love with this one!

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  34. Good color choice!!
    Your blog is beautiful.

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  35. This is on Little Bug's bed now :) :) :)

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    1. Aw Little Bug, so glad it's been put to use. :-)

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