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hexagaughan happiness

the beautiful gift

the beautiful gift

I am feeling very loved. Last evening I received an incredible gift.  My fan group on Ravelry, lead by the intrepid cadburyskeeper got together (in an on-line sense) and made an afghan for me.  The 6″ hexagons, they dubbed them “hexagaughans” since I am so into them, were  knit and crocheted by folks in nine countries: Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Slovenia, United States.  That so amazing to me, I smile  (and tear up a bit) every time I think about it.

They asked me my fiber preference (wool) and for some ideas of the colors I go for.  I professed my love of the muddy browns and purples often found in Amish quilts with a few shots of pink and orange thrown in for contrast, and they went to work.  When I unwrapped the gift, the whole berroco office declared that it looked like me.

I see hexagaughans inspired by Aune, Joyella, the Basalt Tank, Hex coat, spiral scarf, and snapping turtle skirt, all from Knitting Nature and even some influenced by the be-bobbled Flower child, as well as originals and  hexagons from all over the world.

A million thank yous to all involved.  I am extremely touched and proud to be the recipient of such a fabulous gift!

looks good on the couch too!

8 Comments Post a comment
  1. well deserved!
    so beautiful.

    March 26, 2009
  2. fingersandtoes #

    Oh it’s so beautiful! And goes so well with the rug too!

    March 26, 2009
  3. Just AWESOME!! You ARE loved!!:)

    March 27, 2009
  4. oh, what a fantastic gift!! a wonderful thank you for all the great patterns.:)

    March 27, 2009
  5. what a wonderful, beautiful gift!

    March 27, 2009
  6. Linda M #

    We are all just so pleased to be able to give back a tiny bit to our favorite designer. Thank YOU for all the great patterns and inspirations.

    March 27, 2009
  7. Wow, that really is beautiful. What a wonderful gift, and to think it was created through a world-wide process. Very cool.

    April 2, 2009
  8. kylie gusset #

    those boots! where did they come from? they’re gorgeous!

    May 18, 2009

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