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81  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: amelia earhart aviator cap w/ a twist! on: March 08, 2005 07:04:09 AM
Thanks for the link to the pattern - I hadn't seen this hat before. I love your modern interpretation - what fun! The pattern reminds me of an old bathing cap from the 60's!


definitely very mod! thank you for the compliment. :]
82  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / amelia earhart aviator cap w/ a twist! on: March 07, 2005 03:34:19 PM
i'm sure a lot of you are familiar with this pattern: http://www.headhuggers.org/patterns/kpatt07.htm

here's my version. all's i did was add the neat embroidered chain stitches.





top o' the noggin


the side


the front


another one of me donning it

i wish it was a little more snug. next time i'll use size 7 needles instead of the recommended 8.
83  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: dirty mittens on: February 22, 2005 08:27:50 AM
SEX MITTENS! RAWR! i'm so in love..
84  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Scary ski mask on: February 10, 2005 06:39:28 AM
finally! thanks for tackling this project. i think it's wonderfully creepy!
85  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Final Fantasy Scarf! on: February 06, 2005 09:17:02 PM
you guys are mega awesome. all of your comments make me silly happy. i'll be posting the charts soonish! :]
86  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Final Fantasy Scarf...NOW W/ CHARTS! on: February 02, 2005 08:00:46 AM
alright, kiddies, this particular scarf was the most time-consuming project i've ever worked on. mainly because i was lazy. but i also experimented with using more colors. i don't know whether it's intarsia or the atypical way of fairisle. whichever it is, it was a friggin' mess on the backside. & i finally did my first cable on this scarf, too. one qualm i had with the damned thing was that all i used were acrylic yarns & it would curl like crazy, which i expected. though i put a 3-stitch purl border, it still curled - guess it wasn't enough. i backed it with fleece (w/out the interfacing. d'oh!). yep, curlin' like a motha', i ironed the back and it helped a little. okok, enough of the details.



if you're a gamer (or just in the know) you'll recognize:
the black mage, the fighter, the red mage, & the white mage.


first cable! *jigs*


ya gotta model it a bit, like so.

there that is.
 Roll Eyes

THE CHARTS AS REQUESTED:









enjoy!

oh, i forgot to mention that i used size 7 ndls on worsted weight yarn. okay, cheers!
87  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Ohm Scarf - Now with link to chart!! on: January 25, 2005 10:44:04 AM
hey! it was a fusible interfacing that i ironed on to the back of the knitted portion. it wasn't any brand, i picked it up from my fabric guy in nyc. sorry i can't help you out on that. it looks like gauze, though, if that helps and it definitely moves as if there wasn't much of anything backing it besides the faux suede. my intentions for facing it were really to help the piece lay flat before backing it. if i find where i stashed the rest of it, i'll try and scan it and post a picture to give you a better idea of what it looks like. i'll also take a look at the pellon website to see if they have something similar.


you are too kind!! i wanted my scarf to lay flat before adding the back, which is the reason i asked about interfacing. i better just go to my local craft store and see if they have anything. i need it to be done asap! thanks!
88  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Ohm Scarf - Now with link to chart!! on: January 21, 2005 10:43:28 AM
i know, it's been awhile since this was posted. but i have some questions for ya!
i'm very new to this whole interfacing jazz. where did you get your lightweight interfacing? if it's a certain brand, which? & also, how stiff is it...does it move around as if interfacing wasn't sewn in? i'd love to back my scarf with it!
89  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: The Ubiquitous Space Invaders Scarf! on: January 11, 2005 04:29:53 PM
Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments! *coos* and thanks especially to ImperiestroMary for creating the motifs! ^_^
90  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Stripe hat (with earflaps!) on: January 08, 2005 05:17:50 PM
that is an awesome hat!! the colors are super great. totally my style. Cheesy
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