Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Harley Davidson Afghan Chart


I recently got this comment:

"Do you do charts for crochet?? I am a recent follower, and I ask because my nephew has asked me to find a pattern for an afghan he wants. I haven't looked around, have no idea where to start, but he wants one with the Harley-Davidson logo across the top half and with flames coming up from the bottom half. Sound like anything you would be able to do? Or do you have any suggestion where I should look?? Thanks for your help."  Darlene

I love a good challenge, so here's my rendition:

I realize there's no way you could crochet this afghan from this tiny picture, so if you want the chart email me at crochetparfaitpg@yahoo.com.  Let me know what format you want it in.  (Excel--editable .xlsx, Adobe .pdf or picture .png,  I recommend the .xlsx or .png files because the pdf splits it up into several pages.)

Read further for more information on how to do Tapestry crochet.  I have a new tutorial on how to read a chart where I spell it out more clearly.  You can find it here



Update, here is a finished version of the afghan by Penny Jones.

Each square on the pattern counts as a single crochet.  It has 147 stitches across and 176 rows. The gauge of the pattern totally depends on the size yarn and hook you use.  I measured my gauge for worsted weight yarn and an I hook at 4 sts and 4 rows = 1".  With this gauge the afghan would measure 36"x44".  If you want to make it wider or longer, I'd add black stitches on either side of the pattern for width or more rows to the top and bottom of the pattern to make it longer.  I don't knit, but I think you could use this for a knitted afghan as well.

I've had several people ask me how much yarn to use so I estimate that it will take 500 yd skeins of worsted weight yarn, 3 each in black and orange and 1 each in yellow, red and white.  As Andrea pointed out, carrying the yarn will make it so you will need more yarn.  This is just an estimate, I haven't actually made the afghan yet.

I Just got some tips from Marsha, who made this intricate afghan.

I've crocheted several blankets from grids and when you are working with several colors, the best piece of advice I have is to find a large flat surface or table that you can spread out on. It keeps the yarn from getting tangled and when you start a new row, you just walk around to the other side of the table. That way you don't have to shift all those balls of yarn.

I usually make up several small- to medium-sized balls of yarn from the main skein if a color is repeated at several intervals across the work, but there are other colors in between. To keep the balls from unraveling, I place them in sandwich size ziplock bags. However, if I'm going back and forth with a couple colors every few stitches, I just carry the opposing color strand through and crochet over it as I would if I were changing yarn in the middle of a row and hiding the tail. This does tend to make the project a little thicker, however, so you have to be selective about where you apply this technique. 


A tip from Janice about how to do Tapestry Crochet:
"Chart Afghans are my favorite type of afghan to make. I have made several. One trick I have learned over the years is to thread your yarn from the bobbins in a straw before you start your stitch this keeps the bobbins from tangling. I never used a table to crochet/knit/Tunisian Afghans I always sit in my rocker so I am not sure what method is being used here. Also to keep the back as neat as possible I don’t carry the yarn I use different bobbins for each color and then weave the ends into the afghan. I keep track of the right side and wrong side to hang the bobbins on the wrong side never on the right side. An easy way to keep track is the odd rows are the wrong side and the even rows are the right side or vice versa which ever you prefer as I turn with each row I do not end and start over."


Here's a tip from Kelly on dealing with all the yarn:
"I am in the process of making this blanket, lemme tell you, you need a long table, at least 20 bobbins (to hold your strings). I'm needing at the moment 19..Annies sells them 6 to a pack..when you need to carry make sure the color your using is laying closest to your body and the color you are dropping at the moment is behind..don't carry farther then 4 and most importantly, well for me anyways DO NOT TURN BLANKET end with black every row." 

Here are Kelly's afghans in progress:

Double Crochet

"I'm not a fan of this method and heres the reasons,  uses a lot of yarn, a lot of bobbins, you can see unused thread from right side and the work isn't tight. Since I started one in the afghan stitch using the extra long J hook , I honestly don't want to go back to the double crochet method."


Afghan stitch

"the afghan stitch is tight, uniform, no mess with bobbins, thicker, and I'm lovin' this because I can rock in my chair instead of leaning over a table..you can hide the extra yarn in the back as well."


If you would like to ask Kelly about making the afghan in afghan stitch you can reach her here.

Here is a video of Kelly showing how to do color changes in afghan stitch.

This is a picture of the finished afghan in Afghan Stitch by Doris.

Here is a tutorial video by Crochet Geek on how to do the afghan stitch. 

If you have any questions for Kelly, post them in the comments below.  As soon as Kelly gets her blog up I will post the link.


Here is my version in single crochet:

I'm finding the best way to keep the integrity of the design is to crochet each row in the same direction.  That means I have to cut the yarn at the end of the row (I'm crocheting right to left since I'm right handed) and then join it again on the next row at the beginning of the row.  I start on the right with the black yarn then add each color as it comes up in the design and then drop those colors as they end in the design ending with the black yarn at the end of the row and tying off.    I've decided that I'm not happy with method and have changed course, you can read about it here.



If you are really talented (and somewhat ambidextrous) you can switch the hook to your left hand when you get to the end of the row and then crochet back the way you came like Carol Ventura does.  If you aren't ambidextrous, try this tutorial from Interweave.

This is another video tutorial by Red Heart Yarn.

If you are new to crochet charts check out my Skull iPad Case pattern below, it has a tutorial on how to read a chart.  If you would rather cross stitch the details of the chart, I would crochet the major black and orange areas and then you can have a look at my Day of the Dead Banner (also below) pattern for a tutorial on how to cross stitch on single crochet. 



Happy Hooking!

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234 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Looks challenging, but that's the type I like.

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    1. Yes, I was thinking when I made the chart that it would take quite a while to make!

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    2. could you also please send me this pattern....and thank you in advance

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    3. could you send me the pattern too please and thankyou.
      crafty2@rogers.com

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    4. Could you please send me a chart as well. Thank you
      crafty2@rogers.com

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    5. Love the pattern! Could you please send it to me as well...excel.xlsx format. Thank you. katann0414@gmail.com

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    6. Could you please send methe pattern? Also do you have one with a Harley motorcycle on it? Thanks,Pat crochetlady36@verizon.net

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    7. I too would like this chart. Looks challanging but rewarding. Please send to me in PDF file. Thank you

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    8. Send me an email at crochetparfaitpg@yahoo.com and I'll email it to you.

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    9. Could you please send me the excel.xlsx format at Keiths714@gmail.com?

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  2. Can you email this to me please? karinmichellejordan@yahoo.com I'd love this chart. :D Awesome stuff miss lady!

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  3. please email me this chart, would love to make this

    stephanie.davis76@yahoo.com

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  4. Could I get a cope as well? mprice25@hotmail.com

    Also is there a way to change colors without the mess on the back?

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  5. Beautiful! Could I get the chart as well? lafuze1982@gmail.com. This would be a perfect gift for my husband! Only if I can get it made without him knowing.... :) Thank you!

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  6. Can I get this chart also? Barb.Monge@gmail.com
    Beautiful work I want to make this for my husband for his birthday he would love it..thanks

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  7. Could I please get a chart also? You can send it in an xml format. I've never crocheted anything like this. I might start on your smaller project first. My son would love this though!!

    terioz@aol.com

    Thank you.

    Teri

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  8. I would love this, my husband has been a biker since he was 17, 55 now lol Maybe I can finish for his bday in August :)
    Pamnran@Hotmail.com

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  9. I would also like to see how it looks if anyone has finished it :)

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  10. What awesome work. Would it be possible to also email me the chart as my stepsons have harley's and would go crazy for this. Thx so much. Email is artsbydeb@gmail.com.

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  11. Would you please email me this chart in PDF format?
    slp31566@yahoo.com
    Thanks, Sharon

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  12. I love it. Would you please me the chart too please? My email is txslilbit@yahoo.com
    Thank you!

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  13. Could you please email me a chart? Thank you. mikeandrobin_2@msn.com

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  14. Just what I was looking for for my brother". Could you please send the PDF to me at pogos62162@yahoo.com? Thanks!!

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  15. Would you send me the pattern as well at pomsrcutest@yahoo.com? My husband and I own a Harley and I am always looking for unique Harley gifts to give to him. He would love this. Thank you:)

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  16. This would be a perfect gift for my sister. Please email .pdf to TheCrochetCoach@gmail.com Thank you.

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  17. Would live to make this for my bill! Would you please send me the chart? Thank you! Bobbisil@Yahoo.cim

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  18. Would appreciate your sending me the chart. I will have to go with the pdf file. Thanks you!
    tmogit@gmail.com

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  19. Great!! Send the pdf please. Thanks zerimarylim@gmail.com

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  20. This is amazing! I would love a PDF copy of the chart....mcsleeper@verizon.net. Great job, and thanx!

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  21. If you could send me copy i would appreciate it also jarvis.holly3@yahoo.com

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  22. Can you please send me the chart too? My brother-in-law would love this... graphixgirl76@gmail.com ...Thank you!

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  23. Can you send this to me in excel please?
    Fuqua366@gmail.com
    Thanks

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  24. Please email me a copy pfd to l. ellis89@yahoo.com. Thank you Lajuan Pledger

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  25. I would love a copy emailed.reg.format i guess
    @NANA4JJ@ATT?NET
    THANK YOU
    YOUR WORK IS BEAUTIFUL

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  26. Is there any way to get this in something like for coasters since they are smaller and then when I want to do the bigger afghan I will kind of know what I should be doing...

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  27. I would love the xlxs file for the chart, grueby54@Gmail.com. think you

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  28. Hi please can you email me the chart to vernefourie@yahoo.com in PDF format. It will be greatly appreciated thank you

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  29. Please could I have the chart in .png format? I have sent an email as well. muna.nana@gmail.com

    thank you so much for sharing.

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  30. may i please have a pdf of this chart? ann.roma@gmail.com
    i have made many of these types of afghans, tinkerbell, the grinch, and snoopy, to name a few. i am starting a betty boop soon and this would be awesome to do next!

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  31. I would love it if you would send me the pdf of this chart please to karahewitt@charter.net. It is an amazing pattern. Thank you so very much. You do great work!
    Kara

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  32. Hello could get you to send me a copy of the chart please. I would like it in pdf please.
    thank you kindly

    jjjmarshall@gmail.com

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  33. My husband would love this! Could I please get a copy of the chart? My address is nacielynn@yahoo.com. Thanks a bunch!

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  34. Could I get a copy of the chart. E-mail - redriderjd@aol.com. Thank you!
    PDF please.

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  35. Would you send me a copy of the chart in a pdf, please? mimgiles@gmail.com
    Thank you so much for sharing!

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  36. Would you send me a copy of the chart in a pdf, please luckypeanut@shaw.ca

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  37. Can I get a pdf please? Thanks. motxi3@yahoo.com

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  38. And me tooa copy please pdf gloria.rabbitwarren@gmail.com thanks it is beautiful

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  39. Can I please get this chart? I know my hubby will Love it! CeiliaC105@msn.com thanks in advance :)

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    1. Just scanned the page and see your email addy, just emailed you :)

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  40. Woukd u be able to send it to me also any format would be great at boobear1972@hotmail.com tks so much

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  41. would you please send me a copy of the chart? thank you. winterswench@yahoo.com

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  42. I would also like a copy of the pattern in png and/or pdf. brendaf1964@live.com

    Thanks,
    Brenda

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  43. could i plz get mailed a chart plz tyvvvvm xoxoxox spoiledone6866@gmail.com

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  44. This is great! Could I please get a copy of the Excel version? maxmama61@yahoo.com. Thanks so much!

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  45. Could I please have a copy of the excel version of this pattern? brendac1934@hotmail.com Thank you.

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  46. Hi! Could I please get a PDF copy of this pattern? I just adore this. Awesome job!
    Thanks!
    Susan
    autographgirl2010@gmail.com

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  47. I have started several afghans with the similar idea...but i had a mess with the back side with all the color changes...so i ripped it all out, now i started one with breast cancer symbol and some wording and trying to decide how to go about it. How do you change colors so often without the mess on the back or do you cross stitch it or what is your ideas...teresah@byelectric.com

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    1. You can carry the yarn behind every stitch, the only problem is sometimes the color shows through on the front. You could also crochet a plain piece the same size as the afghan and then sew it to the back. Cross stitching will also have stitches showing on the back, but the yarn won't hang down like it does when you carry it every 3 or 4 stitches.

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    2. Could I get the instructions in excel format. sent to teresah@byelectric.com.... Thank you so much....

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  48. Oh WOW!! That is GREAT!!
    Could you please email the Excel pattern to ToquasCrafts @ gmail. com

    Thank you so much for your kindness in sharing this beautiful pattern.

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  49. Your work is stunning!!! Would you send me a PDF to psantillanez@sbcglobal.net? I have never tried I e of these patterns but my husband is a huge Harley Davison fan. Thank you!!

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  50. Where can I get this pattern? Thank you very much.

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    1. email me at crochetparfaitpg@yahoo.com and I will send it to you.

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  51. Hey,
    I love this pattern!! Is it possible to get the chart?? PDF would be ok to lisl27@hotmail.com Thank you so much!!!

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  52. I would be very grateful if you would email the Harley pattern (PDF). Thank you so much.

    bcarla831@gmail.com

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  53. This afghan is absolutely stunning! Could you please email me the pattern in pdf. My husband would just love this in his man cave. Thank you so much! Your work is spectacular!

    kymweb@sbcglobal.net

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  54. My late father would have loved this. He was a huge Harley fan. Could you please send me the pdf. I know the pages break up but Ican only use pdf's. If its ok with you I'd like to add his dates to the bottom. My email is ncreek08@gmail.com. Thank you so much and gorgeous work.

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  55. Wow, amazing, if I could have the pattern emailed to rz67@hotmail.co.uk please? And the time to make it too LOL.
    Thanks for your generosity in sharing

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  56. I would love to try this pattern could you please send it to me
    chucker67@gmail.com

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  57. Looks gorgeous! Please send the chart in excel to tlghguard-crochet@yahoo.com Thanks! :-)

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  58. Could you send me the adobe version of the Harley blanket

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    1. email me at crochetparfaitpg@yahoo.com and I will send it to you.

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  59. Could you send the Harley Davidson crochet pattern in adobe version to tammysuehusted1965@gmail.com

    Thank You
    Tammy

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  60. Could you send the pattern for the Harley afghan to hetrick71@yahoo.com in the form of a PDF ..thank you.

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  61. I would love to have this chart in PDF form, please send it to embean96@gmail.com Thanks!!

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  62. this is amazing can u send in pdf and excel format please to heather.hanifan@gmail.com

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  63. Fantastic! Could you please email the pattern to: luvss2ride@gmail.com
    Thank you so much!

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  64. LOVE IT!!! Would you please email the pattern to pittgrad40@gmail.com in PDF format.
    Thank you so much !!!!!

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  66. I would love the Harley graph pattern.honkytonkmama03@yahoo.com
    Thanks a Lot .
    Hugs Joan,

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  67. Please email me the PDF of the pattern ga.mom1@hotmail.com

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  68. Please send me the pattern as well. My husband is an avid Harley rider and would love one for his birthday. Thank you in advance, and send it in the format that you think is the easiest to follow... barbwilhelm@yahoo.com

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  69. Hello...Could you please send me this amazing pattern? I would love to make this for my twin. my email is irismaiden63@yahoo.com

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  70. I would love to have the pattern also, Thank you, Lynda
    Lgreen174@cfl.rr.com

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  71. Please send me this patter I would love to make this for my brother he is a Harley collector. Thank you in advance. Please send in format that is the easiest to read..
    tinamariecook@gmail.com

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  72. This is awesome! I would love to make it for a breast cancer ride for the cure auction. Could you send me the pattern in the "Excel" format please? My e-mail address is karenmarie1988@yahoo.com Thanks so much!

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  73. what a beautiful afgan !could you please email the chart in pdf form with a picture if possiable . thanks so much peitzanita@gmail.com

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  74. OMG! Wow this afaghan is absolutely beautiful! A lot of work too huh? My Mom would fall in love with this! Is it possible that I can get a copy of this pattern sent from you at"
    trlyche@yahoo.com
    Thank you in advance and keep up the awesome work!

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  75. I would love to have the pattern please. djscloud7@crafty-sisters.com or djscloud7@gmail.com Thank you

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  76. This is awesome! I'd love to try it. Could you please send me the chart in PDF at jeanlau0@gmail.com? I also would like to see a picture of one made if that is possible. Thanks for inspiring us Harley riders!!!

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  77. This is fabulous and I so want to try charted patterns! Can you please send me the file (pdf and/or excel) - my email is oombawka design @gmail.com (without the spaces) Many thanks! Rhondda (I shared this on my FB page too - I hope that is ok!)

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  78. I have been looking for a pattern that I think my husband would like. I just found it! Please send me the chart (excel please). I can't wait to get started. pepsibanks@gmail.com

    Thanks in advance

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  79. Please send this awesome chart in excel format to barbscraftykitty@gmail.com
    Thanks
    Barbara

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  80. Please send to karendi60@gmail.com in excel format - Been looking for something like this Thanks!
    Karen

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  81. Can you send the chart and pattern to me also....I would love to crochet this for my friend and he loves Harley Davidson things... my email is: lorrainecharbonneau@hotmail.com
    Thanks alot in advance...
    Lorraine

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  83. could i get this chart as well? my email is tamielipjoe2004@yahoo.com thanks

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  84. Could you Please send me the pattern also! It looks like a challenge & that's something I need in my life right now to get my mind off of other things! Thank You!

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    1. Email me at crochetparfaitpg@yahoo.com and I will send it to you.

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  85. I definitely want this chart and pattern. I love Harley Davidson's!!!!! Please send me the chart and pattern in pdf to roses4me00@hotmail.com. I think this would also look good as a latch hook rug hung on the wall. Maybe I will try that. Thank you very much.

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  86. I would love this pattern in excel please! My email is crochetmama@littleprairiedesigns.com. Thank you I always love a challenge.

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  87. Can u please send it PDF at t_clauson@yahoo.com the Harley Davidson thank u

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  88. Hi, I love your harley-davidson pattern! Is possible you woul mail it to me? I
    would be so grateful!
    //pernilla, Sweden

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    1. Email me at crochetparfaitpg@yahoo.com and I will gladly send you a copy.

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  89. please send me a copy to momoh234@yahoo.com I love this pattern

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  90. Hi could you please email rhis to me a a PDF. My email address is suzyqvt@yahoo.com. This is perfect, we are thinking of doing out bedroom in Harley decor. We recently got married and we did a Harley theme.

    Thank you!!

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  91. i love the patter. could you please email me the chart in pdf format to lorretaj@gmail.com. Thank you in advance

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  92. could you please send a copy thank you munky19861984@yahoo.com

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  93. Could you send me a copy please? my email is carnahan_616@yahoo.com, in any format. thank you!

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  94. Could forward copy of pattern to me also!!! jphillips12@comcast.net

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  95. I am in the process of making this blanket, lemme tell you, you need a long table, at least 20 bobbins (to hold your strings) im needing at the moment 19..Annies sells them 6 to a pack..when you need to carry make sure the color your using is laying closest to your body and the color you are dropping at the moment is behind..dont carry farther then 4 and most importantly well for me anyways DO NOT TURN BLANKET end with black every row. Also my man is 6'4 350 so in addition to the chart I've added 20 dc to each side making that 197 stitches across, ill lay it against his back to determine the height which I would guess be 40 extra rows.. when guys at work see this all laid out strings laying side by side, they wonder how I could have patience for crocheting an not for people. This project is not for people who want it done yesterday! Kelly

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    1. Thanks for the tip Kelly, I'll put it in the body of the post.

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  96. Thank you Kelly for the explanation on how to switch yarn colors. I'm making a confederate flag for my son and put skeins of yarn in gallon baggies, but they keep getting tangled and it's frustrating to have to move several skeins of yarn back and forth and back and forth every time I turn a row. Do the bobbins help alleviate this? Diane

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    1. Well Diane, I had the same issue until I figured out that NOT turning the blanket elivated the mess. Once the row was completed I ended it with the color I was working with. So you'll have right side face up and wrong side face down. Im breezing right through the rows because I lay
      the blanket on a long table and have a chair with rollers that helps me scoot across the blanket..YES, bobbins help! Until I get them in I took some cardboard glove boxes, cut off the ends, cut the ends into three and made a slit top and bottom of the cardboard square then wrapped my string around it, oh boy it took away frusteration a and headache..all strings lay in a row side by side..if its ok with Pam I can give my email out so you could see pics of my afghan in progress laid out on the table..Kelly

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    2. That would be fine with me, or you could email it to me and I can post it on the blog post. Which ever you prefer, just warning you though that you might get a lot of email. You can email it to me at crochetparfaitpg@yahoo.com. I could even do updates as you get further along.

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    3. Ok cool, ill email to you, ive also started this afghan in the style of the afghan stitch..o my goodness so much more even stitches, its nice and thick, easy to hide differant colors, less bobbins to use (so far) this stitch is seriously much faster and you can rock in a chair instead of leaning over a table..I will put this together with five panels, first I am going by your chart exactly for the middle panel..lol the other four panels ill figure out later..kelly ps..I live in Euless not to to far from you, my daughter lives in spring this side of houston, I would love to come visit you

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    4. I'll look forward to your email, let me know when you are thinking of coming to SA. I have not really done much with the afghan stitch, I guess I'm going to have to learn to do it!

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    5. Ill teach you! Its fun and quick and beautiful work..extremely easy to pick up

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    6. Yes ma'am it sure would be..hey, im having blogger issues when I click the word here that you set up to direct them to my blog it shows that blog was deleted that blogs name was vera practical but they needed to go to the 'bending needles' blog..anyway you could do what you did again? This time its only that blog they'll be directed to, sorry I'm a new blogger! Kelly

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    7. Let me know when you get your blog fixed so I can put up your new link.

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  97. I would also like the pattern in pdf format. My e-mail is jodiahs@frontier.com Thanks!!!

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  98. could you please send me a copy of the pattern.
    thank you
    tammy
    tammycorrigan1967@gmail.com

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  99. could you please send me a copy also? rwforgette@gmail.com
    THANK YOU!

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  100. I would love a copy of this please vavaara@hotmail.com

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  101. i forgot to say in .png form please vavaara@hotmail.com thank you

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  102. I'm trying to plan my attack on this afghan and was wondering if it would be feasible to clip the yarn on the back and weave in the ends as you go or is it easier to carry the yarn? I'm also considering putting a back on the afghan and if I do that there would be no need to weave in ends just tie them off. This will be my first attempt at doing this type crochet although I have been crocheting for 35+ yrs.

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    1. I'm making the afghan right now and I'm not a very experienced tapestry crocheter. My first attempt with integrating all the yarn in carryovers wasn't very good, it was shrinking. So I decided to just go with the black and orange yarn on the flame. I'm using the orange everywhere there is another color other than black and then I'm going to go back and cross stitch the other colors over the orange. I've been carrying the yarn behind every stitch. It does show through somewhat, but not too badly. I will have to be careful with the cross stitching to not make it too messy on the back. When I get to the lettering I'm planning on carrying the white yarn along with the black and orange.

      If you put a backing on the afghan, it probably doesn't matter how messy the back is. Just make sure you attach the backing securely in several places, so that when you wash it it stays together.

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  103. I would also like a copy of the Harley Davidson afghan also pdf format please! Thank You! batrueme2@yahoo.com

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  104. Could you send me the pattern as well? Thanks in advance =)
    shaunamcdaniel524@gmail.com

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  105. Would love your Harley pattern. Please email to me at jskeen62@yahoo.com. thank you!

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  106. Would live to have this for my in laws for Christmas. Could you send the xlsx version to Nondas.Hensley@gmail.com? Thank you so much!

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  107. Pam... I love this afghan... BUT... You mentioned that you love a challenge... could you create a chart for a GADSDEN FLAG? That is the yellow flag with the rattlesnake on it with the words 'DON'T TREAD ON ME'... there are innumerable pics to search of it but I can't find a graph chart to crochet... If you are interested in trying it for me, please email me at air2cem@hotmail.com... I will crochet it, put the pattern into text form also and send pics... I've been looking for a pattern for this to make for my other half's birthday in august... since LAST JUNE...lol.

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    Cindi

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  108. Could you please send me the pattern kcochran2010@yahoo.com pdf please. Also I was wondering if you think you could do a rebel flag with a deer head in the center?

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  109. This Afghan is beautiful,My brother and his wife are Harley folk and would love this.Could you please send me the pattern in pdf format..at debchap3@yahoo.com--I have never done this chart crochet but I have been crocheting and knitting for 40 years--should be a challenge to finish it for Christmas--ty Debby

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  110. Would you please send me a copy of the pattern in Excel? My email is sally2k@ymail.com. My best friend wants to make this for her daughter & son-in-law. My hat is off to her, you & everyone who is willing to tackle so many bobbins. I am in awe. Thank you.

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  111. Can you send a pdf copy to lorane61@gmail.com

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  112. could you please send this pattern in pdf format to countrynurse671@yahoo.com and also nana671@gmail,com...thank you faith

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  113. I would also love this pattern. I have a friend who has been looking for this pattern for a few years. I can't wait to give it to her.
    I would like it in PDF and the email is bobbibenda@gmail.com
    Thank you

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  114. I have started this and am on row 28. My first graph, a challenege but loving the look.

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    1. I'm glad it working for you. As Christine at All Free Crochet said, it's a brain teaser!

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  115. Would you please send me the pattern in pdf to jeanlau0@gmail.com. Thanks in advance.

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  116. Can you send me the pattern in pdf to Ladytaz1983@gmail.com please. Thank you!!

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  117. Can you please send me the pattern in pdf to crochetexpert@hotmail.com. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  119. Can you please send me this in .xls form? My email is jmmd42250@yahoo.com. Thanks you in advance.

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  121. Hi Pam,
    Thanks so much for sharing this pattern. I just got it in the email today and it looks great. Just a question. I've been following your page as well as Kelly's: Has anyone tried working this up in panels and then sewing them together? Looking at the pattern in PDF format, the idea came to me and I was wondering if it was feasible, and if it would look ok when done. I know that Kelly is working it in five panels, but what I was thinking of was breaking up the central pattern into a couple panels as well.
    If anyone has tried it like that, could you please let me know how it worked out? Can't wait to begin working on this!!!

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    1. I hadn't thought of doing it that way, but I don't see why not. So far as I know you and Kelly are the only one's doing it that way. If I hear from anyone doing it in panels, I'll post it on the blog.

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  122. i would like a copy if you dont mind at terri.curtis8375@yahoo.com. I do things like this all the time, i as well, love the challenge. Thank you in advance.

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  123. Hi, I'm a newbie so I don't think I'm ready to tackle this one just yet, but if you send me a PDF, I will hang onto it until I feel like I can do the pattern justice. I saw the finished product, and it looked GREAT! Thanks!

    ediebuxton2009@gmail.com

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  124. Would u please send me the pattern for this in PDF. msswervin09@yahoo.com. Thank U!

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  125. Could I also get the pattern in pdf too please? and Thankyou in advance too!stwrtfn14@yahoo.com

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  126. Can I please get the pattern in a pdf and excel. Thanks so much. kmeggert@yahoo.com

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  127. Would like to have this pattern in pdf please.Thank you in advance. jade21959@yahoo.com

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  128. i emailed you for this pattern i really need it fast my friend is having her baby soon

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  129. please email me at songbird1376@yahoo.com

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  130. If I could get this pattern in PDF format, I'd really love that. llehman_84@msn.com

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  131. Hi Pam. Just wanted to let you know that I finally finished this and it came out beautifully. I decided to crochet a sampler afghan to attach to the back and personalized it for my Dad. Can;t wait to see his face when I give it to him. Will send you pics when I can get someone to take them. Thanks again for this wonderful pattern!

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    1. Sounds great, I look forward to seeing your pictures. If you email them too me at crochetparfaitpg@yahoo.com I'll post them on the blog.

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  132. Did you do yours in single crochet or in tunisian stitch ... also I had my computer re-done lately and lost the e-mail you sent me with the detail information. The colors you used and size hook. my e-mail is: furstquilts@gmail.com ... going to make this for my hubbys birthday!!

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  133. could i please get a copy of the harley graph in pdf, thank you so much :)
    gumby2469@yahoo.com

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  134. Hi, I would like a copy of the Harley graph also. I would also like to know where I can get the directions for the Blackhawk afghan. I am a HUGE fan of them considering I was born and raised in Chicago. :)

    Thank you for any help and I sure like your site.

    Pam Sherry

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  135. I would really like to have this chart too if I could. My dad is really into Harley Davidson. This would be a great Christmas gift for him. jenniferblair83@live.com

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  136. I would like the pattern to the Harley Davidson afghan to crochet or the chart. You can email me at diannedon1974@gmail.com. Thank you Dianne Zachary.

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  137. please send me this chart in .png format please. juliamartin1962@yahoo.com thanks

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  138. This is absolutely amazing! I was wondering if I could get a copy of the Harley Davidson chart in PDF form. Thank you so very much.
    moonbeam_86@hotmail.com

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  139. Dianne Zachary, Could you please send me the chart again as I tried to save on my favourites and it won't go through. Send to diannedon1974@gmail.com, Thank you.

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  140. Could you please send me the pattern in PDF form. Thank you!

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    1. Email me at crochetparfaitpg@yahoo.com and I will be glad to send you the file.

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  141. can you please send to me the pattern and charts for the harley davidson, chicargo black hawk, and the skull ipad case charts . thank you so much . my email address is roslyn575@hotmail.com

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  142. can you please send to me the pattern and charts for the harley davidson, chicargo black hawk, and the skull ipad case charts . thank you so much . my email address is roslyn575@hotmail.com

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  143. Thanks for the email Pam - can't wait to get started!

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  144. Hello I wanted to just say thank you for your blog. Also, I adore the Harley and if you could send it to my email as well in pdf form it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks again retroseventythree@gmail.com

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  145. can you send the Harley Davidson pattern and chart to my email address terrie.anderegg@yahoo.com i'm not sure which format would be best for my computer i have a gateway with windows 8 i don't have a printer but i can save the email you send and hopefully use the chart that way.i also use google chrome instead of internet explorer.thank you so much.

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    1. i got the email of the Harley Davidson graph thank you but when i printed it some of the rows were cut off..if you could send me a pdf version i can see if that one will print better and maybe it will be easier for me to see.thank you so much for your time and trouble.

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    2. sorry i forgot to add my email address to my last reply terrie.anderegg@yahoo.com sorry about that

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  146. Could you please email the pdf to me at ProverbialCreations@gmail.com :)

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  147. I would very much appreciate the pattern for the Harley afghan. Please email the plans to me at sle12396@gmail.com. Thanx and you did a fantastic creation.

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  148. Could you please email me the excel file and the .png file please. I'm not sure which one would be best for me. Thank you so much!!! I hope it comes out as good as yours. RRicciardi101@aol.com

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  149. Could u Please send me a pattern for the harley davidson blanket im also looking for patterns in cartoon characters for my grandsons and nieces and nephews for christmas presents tculv3@aol.com Thank you Tam

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  150. Could you please send me this pattern please. I have a few family members that are Harley fanatics. Thank you. In PDF at tinamariecook@gmail.com

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  151. i would love this chart please. my husband bought a new harely this year and i know he would love one of these. thank you. mrs rockman

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    1. rforgot to give my email address. sorry rockman2@centurylink.net have a great day

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  152. I would really like to make this or my father. He loves Harley. Could I please have the chart? Email is jess1133ica@yahoo.com. Thanks.

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  153. Beautiful, can you please send me a PDF pattern, my husband has a Harley and I would love to make him one. carole1godin@gmail.com. Thank you - I Appreciate it very much.

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  154. Wow, so impressive! Could you forward me the pdf pattern please? Thanks so much cookinwithjennifer@yahoo.com :-)

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  155. I'm trying to do this pattern in patches, sections. I have one needle isn't long enough to do it all at once. so I am going to have to piece it together. How do I do that?

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    1. I meant, I have both needles but my one is not long enough to do the whole blanket at once

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    2. Are you knitting or doing Tunisian crochet? With Tunisian you can do several loops at once, finish that portion off and then move on to the next part of the blanket. I'm not sure about knitting, but you may be able to buy longer needles. There are some knitters who have posted their pictures of the Harley afghan on Ravelry, so I'll ask them how they managed it.

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    3. This is the message I got from Claire: "I used 7mm needles, and since I use interchangeable circulars, yes, all 125 sts did fit on the needles. The result is a very small afghan of around 80cm x 1m. My sister was going to use it as a giant cushion cover… I don’t know if she did."

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  156. Could you please email the png pattern to doeneah@gmail.com :)

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  157. Could you please email a PDF pattern grid for the Harley Davidson afghan? I'm so excited to start this!

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    1. Sure, I just need your email address. If you don't want to post it here, you can email it to me at crochetparfaitpg@yahoo.com. Just remind me which chart you want and I'll be happy to send it to you.

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  158. wow could you please send me the single crochet chart thank you so much at broomepamela@yahoo.com

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  159. i would love the chance to try this pattern. staceyherbert26@gmail.com in pdf please

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  160. I would like a copy of this too please. Pleaae send it pdf to cbeach1@hotmail.com. thank you

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