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Backing A Graphghan

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Backing A Graphghan

There a several different ways to finish off a graphghan or photoghan - none of them are the right way. As I often say; the right way is the one that works for you. However, a lot of people have asked what I do so I'm going to share it here. I back my graphghans with micro fleece because it's thinner and lighter than normal fleece. I like that it doesn't fray so it has the durability something like this will need. I cut the holes in the fleece with a simple rotary cutter, and then crochet around the fleece....

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How To Crochet A Photoghan: Top Tips From The Wooly Duck

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How To Crochet A Photoghan: Top Tips From The Wooly Duck

As well as being a designer, I love crocheting photoghans , but unfortunately my pleas for extending the hours in the day to 48 have always been ignored by the Top Guy  so I don't always have the time. My very first graphghan was a photoghan, a portrait of my youngest daughter. I made it for my Mother in law, later on finishing two more pictures of my other children to be joined into a big blanket. As custom design requests started coming in, my time to crochet has naturally had to be cut, but I still like to work on projects...

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What is a photoghan?

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What is a photoghan?
Often, the most challenging graphs to design are photoghans. This is the art of creating a pattern from a photograph. Sometimes called photo crochet; this is something that we specialize in at Geeky Graphghans.

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All about you!

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All about you!

Did you know you can see WIPs and finished pieces by our customers on our Facebook page? Come and check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/geekygraphghans/photos/?tab=album&album_id=721198372007621&ref=page_internal  If you'd like to have your work on display too then contact us  HERE or on Facebook or via email on geekygraphghans@gmail.com  

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How the Who.....

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How the Who.....
Welcome to Doctor Who Week at Geeky Graphghans. Today I'm going to tell you a little bit about how the heck 'Who' became such a big of my life. The short version? Its my husbands fault (when is it not?).

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