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Ogee Progress and New Doilies

I've been a bad craft blogger.  I apologize, but I can't honestly promise I'll do better.  This time of year, when the blogging urge hits, I'm more drawn to my garden blog... But I'll still post here from time to time, because of course there's always a craft project in the works.  ;o)

The sampler afghan is still temporarily on hold.  (I'll get back to it soon enough.)

Instead, I've been working on the ogee afghan.  I'm making strips, which I'll join toward the end of the project.  This should be a good plan for tweaking color distribution, but it also makes it harder to get a good "in progress" photo, since the unjoined motifs tend to curl up a little.

Some "these'll-have-to-do" progress photos:

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I've also been getting into doily mode, lately.  I think it has something to do with the warm weather.  Doilies are the perfect hot-weather project, since they use nice, cool, smooth cotton thread and don'…