The NEBA Roast Beef – Mike’s Submarines Latch Hook Project, September 19 2022 progress

Man, I had a great couple of weeks on this. Suffice it to say, if I had all the yarns I needed when I started this … and if I started it three months earlier, instead of doing this as a replacement for a latch hooked rug that I previously FUBAR’d … this could have…

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The NEBA Roast Beef – Mike’s Submarines Latch Hook Project, September 5 2022 progress

I was on a really strong run … and then I ran out of lime strands. Again. Ran out of yarns. Nuts. But during the time when I had enough yarns to go around, I made a lot of progress on this latch hook rug. In fact, let’s do the comparison. Scrolling back and forth…

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The NEBA Roast Beef – Mike’s Submarines Latch Hook Project, August 29 2022 progress

So I haven’t posted any progress in the past few months. That does not mean I’ve given up on the project. Let’s recap. Earlier this year, I digitzed a 1960’s postcard of an old NEBA Roast Beef / Mike’s Submarines shop that previously existed at the corner of Central and Colvin Avenues in Albany (around…

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The NEBA Roast Beef – Mike’s Submarines Latch Hook Project, April 13 2022 progress

I know, I know, this is normally reserved for a leisurely Sunday morning blog post, but last Sunday’s post was taken up by acquiring a new car, and next Sunday I’ll be driving back from the NBL Canada-TBL All-Star Game Weekend in Syracuse, so today is as good a day as any to share progress…

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The NEBA Roast Beef – Mike’s Submarines Latch Hook Project, April 3 2022 progress

Normally at this point in time, I’d complain about running out of some esoteric color and having to work around it while another color shipment from Herrschner’s came through the mail. Well, this time the problem wasn’t my yarn. It was my hook. More specifically, the hook itself broke in two. The metal rod pulled…

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The NEBA Roast Beef – Mike’s Submarines Latch Hook Project, March 12 2022 progress

Okay. I’m now on a race against the clock. A few weeks ago, I started work on a very intricate latch hook rug, with the image based on a 1960’s NEBA Roast Beef / Mike’s Giant Submarines sandwich building that was possibly located at the intersection of Central and Colvin Avenues in Albany. The goal…

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