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Mini Archie's April Furtle Around The Blogosphere

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  Furtle (v): to have a rummage or delve into the contents of something Hello! I started the month by casting on a new sock: but quickly ended up knitting a split/hole in my left index finger (I push the needle back through with the tip of my finger and those needles are sharp so repeatedly doing it ends up being quite painful) so I put down the knitting and picked up the hand piecing.  I joined four blocks together into one big block:  Then another one, doubling my hand piecing from last month: And another: And another: And another, until all the single blocks were combined into big blocks: Did I stop there? I did not, I carried on until all the big blocks were joined into one massive piece, which is the lower half of the top: And then this happened: Yes, a finished top! I can't quite believe it, I must admit. I gave the final seam (across the middle) a press before taking this picture but couldn't face pressing the whole quilt again (each block was starched and pressed as it