Posts Tagged ‘Great American Afghan’

I was almost done with this post…when my fingers went flying crazy…bingo the post was gone! So, we begin again…..

I was recently reviewing the June 2009 issue of Knit’N Style and was enlightened by Margaret Radcliffe’s  wonderful article “Learn to Seam without Sewing“. For those of us who are knitting afghans that need to be seamed together…and more specifically to those of us who are knitting “The Great American Afghan” either independently or with our Afghan Block Party knitalong, Radcliffe offers great tips. To quote, “Take Control! Crochet, three-needle bind off, or knitting on as you go are just a few of the alternatives to sewing seams in your knitting.” I would encourage you to get a hold of that article – great techniques!

I am now dreaming of how smooth the finishing of my afghan will be. While searching for links regarding this afghan, I came upon a site, The Rainey Sisters, that has an alternative edging to the afghan that appeals to me. Indeed, the internet opens up a world of endless possibilities for us.

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