Saturday, February 2, 2019

Apple Blossom Dreams Afghan-Blog Anniversary

Eight years ago (with a couple of hiatuses)
I started blogging and crocheting under the name of
"Apple Blossom Dreams"
The name came from the street where we lived at that time:
"Apple Blossom Lane"
Dreams were created there for 20 years!!!

We no longer live on Apple Blossom Lane,
but the dreams remain.
🌸🌸🌸
In celebration of those dreams,
I have started a signature namesake afghan.

"The Apple Blossom Dreams Afghan "


I hope to have it finished before the apple trees bloom.
In 2019 or 2020???
It's crocheted with either Stylecraft Special DK or Scheepjes Colour Crafter.

The color inspiration:
from
The beautiful watercolor banner by my artist friend Juli.

I remember my daughter calling it "bucolic" 
and that continues to be my vision for the blog. 
(I did; however, have to look the word up in the dictionary. ;-)

Stay tuned for the updates.

Warmly,

Astri

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    1. I think that means congratulations? So thank you very much!

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  2. Looks lovely Astri, nice to see you back

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    1. Thanks Wendy...I just can't stay away especially with lovely blog friends like you!

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  3. What a gorgeous start to your new afghan, Astri! All in my favourite colours too!
    I talked about you in one of my recent blog entries with a link back here!! ;)

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    1. Thank you Sandra. I found your post. Thank you! Your clock is so cute!

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  4. Happy Blog anniversary Astri don't the years fly!, it's a beautiful block I can't wait to see how the afghan develops. :) xx

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    1. Thank you Linda! You've been there all along and that makes me happy!

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  5. Oh my, it has been eight years! We both started blogging the same year. I wonder whatever happened to Lolly.... Anyway, happy blogiversary! Your apple blossom square is lovely. With a blanket made of those, you'll have spring all year round. :)

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