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Little Doilies and a Granny Square Afghan

I've been away for far too long.  Time to get back into the blogging habit (maybe).

One recent project was whipping up a few of the "little doilies" from Patricia Kristoffersen's 99 Little Doilies.  I wanted them to go with my mother's birthday gift, and I was pleased with how they turned out.

I chose simple patterns, because I needed them done quickly-- and I was too distracted by worrying about my husband's travels to want anything too complicated.  (I'm one of those people who can't completely accept that flying is statistically safer than driving.)


#32:


#18:


#54:


For this last one, #25, I tried using a particularly small partial ball of thread.  At some point, I realized I wouldn't have enough yardage, so I adjusted the pattern (removed a few rounds).  I think it turned out well enough (though teensy).  I'd like to try this one again, sometime, in full size:


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I finished my Old-Fashioned Granny Squares scrap-ghan in January, b…