The fun part has to be making these sweet daisies. Make them on the couch or in the car. You could even go overboard and take them out to dinner and work them between courses. You know how addictive they would become. In no time at all, you'd be making afghans for everyone ... even those you have already gifted with an afghan. Okay, so maybe that is a stretch ... but, that is what I would be doing.
As a surprise, the previous owner of this pattern stapled the original mail order ad from the newspaper. Given us that little bit of history was indeed very sweet and something I wish all of you readers do ... attach a little history to your patterns. (hint, hint ... a picture would be nice!)
Just 50 cents, plus first class postage, back in December of 1968. I bet they sold plenty of them.
I've listed this pattern, Mail Order 711, in PDF format in my shop, should you be interested. There are, of course, dozens and dozens of other Crochet Afghan Patterns,
Thanks for dropping by,