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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.)




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…