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meg2885
« on: August 17, 2006 11:51:25 PM »

I was horrified when I found this unfinished project from almost two (!!) years ago, so I made a vow to finish it this summer.  I couldn't find the yarn they used in the pattern so I substituted Cascade 220, and just sort of loosely followed the pattern since my gauge and measurements were way off. 
Here's before:


And after:


With the lining I made:


And the requisite pose:



This was the first time I've felted anything in the washing machine and I think it worked pretty well, I only had to put it through once. (Hence, it only cost me a dollar).  It could have gone more, but I think it looks good as is.   There are also a few more pictures on my blog, if interested.

Ciao!
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rachelo
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2006 07:18:31 AM »

I can't see your pictures!
 Huh
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kelliz
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2006 10:06:47 AM »

Looks great, I like the colors together. 
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