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Pam's Comfort Cables

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A group of designers got together to create a cabled, granny square afghan for Pam Gillette, a crochet designer who was diagnosed with breast cancer last Fall. After making the afghan and sending it to her, they each wrote up the directions for their square and I took the pictures and laid out the booklet. It's now for sale at Knit Picks, who graciously donated the yarn for this project. 100% of the proceeds go directly to Pam Gillette to help defray her medical costs. There's more of a backstory about my meeting Pam several years ago on my blog. Check out Pam's -Ghan!

 

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Love the crocheters put into their squares will make Pam feel better - for sure! The afghan is beautiful and so special! :clap:clap:clap

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What a pretty afghan love it when using sample stitch squares. Hope that she gets better soon.

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A beautiful afghan and so lovely of you all to make it for her with so much love.

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That is just awe inspiring. Thanks for sharing! I will be buying that leaflet!

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A lovely afghan which is highly treasured, I know. I enjoyed seeing it in all the different pretty rooms, too. Glad KP has it up on their site and I noticed how reasonably priced the kit for it is! Nice!

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Beautiful afghan and a beautiful thing to do for her! Now I'm going to Knit Picks to buy it!

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A lovely afghan which is highly treasured, I know. I enjoyed seeing it in all the different pretty rooms, too. Glad KP has it up on their site and I noticed how reasonably priced the kit for it is! Nice!

To purchase the entire kit it's like $98 before shipping! I think the price you were looking at was just for 3 skeins of the yarn.

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Thanks everyone! It was a total group effort and an absolute pleasure to do.

 

As for the person inquiring/mentioning the location of the photos. I felt like I scored BIG TIME in that my mother has a client with an amazing home at the Jersey Shore in an affluent town. It's a Shore house through and through. My mother happened to be working there the day I was scheduled to take pictures of the blanket and wound up using the house. There were so many great places to take pictures in this house. It was endless.

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FYI for those who have purchased this booklet:

 

 

You caught us. There's an issue with the copyright image that Knit Picks attaches to their pdfs: it's blocking the pattern text, as some of you have noticed (and that isn't pretty, is it?). To receive a new version of Pam's Comfort Cables - without the copyright blocking the pattern text - please contact Knit Picks customer service at:

 

phone: 1-800-574-1323

email: http://www.knitpicks.com/cfhelp/EmailForm.cfm?subject=7#top

 

I appreciate all your patience and willingness to assume to best in us designers, as we're not trying to give you an inferior product!

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Thank you to the many people - 65 last I saw - who purchased this pattern booklet!

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As soon as I saw this afghan, I knew I had to buy the pattern. I LOVE crocheting cables. Plus, this is such an amazing cause. I have never seen a company donate 100% of proceeds before. Truly the best $5 I have spent in a long time.

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This is awesome, beautiful blanket for a wonderful cause! get better soon Pam!!!!!! Wil be buying this pattern for sure!

 

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What wonderful people the contributors to this beautiful afghan are. Coincidentally, my SIL (and current crochet student) and I saw it featured here a couple of days ago and decided to tackle it. The back story makes it all the more special because a close family friend has struggled with breast cancer herself. We're very happy to contribute at least a little to Pam's medical needs. Please keep us posted. GBU :angel

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