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emling
« Reply #20 on: August 16, 2004 12:32:14 PM »

Hey guys-- I haven't tried the Paris Loop yet, but I did notice that the yarn is on sale at elann--Check it out here:

elann Gefidra Cicco Sale
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LolitaContrer
« Reply #21 on: August 20, 2004 10:22:07 AM »

I ran across this pattern earlier today And I love it.  I think I'm gonna go out and get some stuff to work on it this weekend!!  I'll post with my progress and hopefully pics when I finish;-)
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Sexie_Leopard
« Reply #22 on: August 20, 2004 10:50:19 AM »

Okay here's my loop...finished it last night.



My hubby says its ugly because its not one color....but who cares what he says.  I'm thinking of making matching hand/arm warmers (ones just to little after the wrist) cause i have yarn left.
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noelle
« Reply #23 on: August 20, 2004 11:04:27 AM »

My hubby says its ugly because its not one color....but who cares what he says.

don't listen to him! i love the colors you used!!
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« Reply #24 on: August 21, 2004 09:01:19 PM »

I like all the bright colors, too.  My project is over 1/2 done now.  I just finished classes for this quarter; so, I should be able to finish it shortly.  The autumn weather seems to want to move in over here to help encourage me!

Anna Lou
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misskie
« Reply #25 on: August 22, 2004 11:27:09 AM »

Just bought the yarn for this very project - and was wondering if any of you paris loop ladies could help me.

When knitting the first row in the round - any advice on how to keep the yarn from twisting?  Is it important to keep all of the stitches in the same direction for the entire first row - or only when  you connect? 

Any advice would be so very appreciated.

Also - the yarn is on sale at the woolie ewe for 1/2 off - four skeins for $16.00.  http://www.woolieewe.com

thank you thank you!

melissa
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« Reply #26 on: August 22, 2004 09:15:08 PM »

Hi Misskie,

The important part is connecting.  Make sure all the stitches are lined-up first, otherwise you will have a Paris Mobius Strip instead of a Paris Loop.

Anna Lou
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LolitaContrer
« Reply #27 on: August 23, 2004 12:04:47 PM »

Yeah the yarn I got is kinda fluffy so I had a really hard time keeping them straingt in the first few rounds, I did end up with a mobeus, so I ripped it out last night and started over.  After some pains and sich, I was able to manage to get about 1inch knit and keep it from twistong, Now I shouldn't have a problem correct??  I'll post pics as soon as I finish! 
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edamame
« Reply #28 on: August 23, 2004 09:26:56 PM »

mommalion, really nice job with your loop! It looks like a perfect fit. I've been itching to try this project. Did you have to block it? and How much yarn did you end up using?
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« Reply #29 on: August 24, 2004 01:15:27 AM »

Hi LolitaContrer,

You shouldn't have any more trouble after straightening out the twist.  In case you do have a question, however, don't hesitate to ask!

Anna Lou
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