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« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2006 11:55:44 PM »

While it's cute the way it is, I personally think the cables are too big and clunky.  I'd prefer something more delicate/narrower.
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« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2006 10:13:17 AM »

I love the little cables going up the side, especially the way the one opens up around your thumb!  I adore cabled wristwarmers.  I agree with the little lacy-ness around the top and bottom idea...
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« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2006 03:05:06 PM »

I think adding length (over the hand) and a thumb gusset would make them look less cast-like.  Some kind of edging might help, too, even if it's just ribbing.  But your cables look AWESOME.  Wink
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« Reply #13 on: October 19, 2006 03:12:52 PM »

Beautiful just as they are!  If they were white, then I would think "cast".  They have a pretty colour and detail, certainly not cast-like!
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« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2006 05:29:05 PM »

I'd add length to the hand bit, remove the bottom cable, and possibly shorten the arm a tiny bit.

The colour isn't my thing either though....but it does look really nice otherwise! You did a fantastic job on the cables!
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« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2006 11:30:31 PM »

Wow!!  Thanks for all the compliments and suggestions!  After reading your comments and looking at my wrist warmer some more, I have decided that I like it the way that it is, but it could be so much more.  So I'm definitely going to extend the top to (or over) my knuckles.  And I think I'm going to add a decorative edge and maybe a thumb to it, too (I originally wanted to add a thumb, but I wasn't quite sure how to do it).  Thanks so much, Rain_, for the directions on how to do a picot cast on and cast off!  I might also experiment with substituting something different for the middle cable.  I agree that the braid one is a bit wide for my skinny-minny wrists. 

Welp, I'm off to go knit some swatches.  Thanks again.  You are all fantastic! Cheesy
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« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2006 01:58:44 PM »

I think the colour and those cables are stunnig. When I first looked at them I couldn't find a flaw - but after hearing the suffestions of making it longer i agree. Also I think some pretty ribbon bows would make it more feminnine if you want it more feminine. (Mind you, I think pretty bows on anything makes it look better ... and sequins. You can never have enough sequins...)

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cinnamon teal
« Reply #17 on: October 20, 2006 02:06:26 PM »

Just one question though: do you know what kind of yarn you used for this? The color is wonderful and shows off the cables perfectly! Is it soft? (just asking because it looks very touchable!)

I don't have the label for this yarn anymore, but it's just some really cheap yarn I got from michaels a few years back.  The picture makes it look nicer than it is.  I think it's cotton and it's actually not very soft.  Doesn't stretch much either.  It's just something I had lying around and could easily spare to play with.  (The finished pair I make will be made with different yarn.)
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cinnamon teal
« Reply #18 on: October 27, 2006 05:30:22 PM »

Ok, I've made a second one with a different cable and it covers more of my hand.  You can see it on my blog:

http://cinnamonteal.blogspot.com

I'd love to hear what you think about this one.  Again, constructive criticism is most welcomed!
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elijor
« Reply #19 on: October 27, 2006 05:56:30 PM »

I liked the first one but I LOVE the new one!

What did you do with the palm side? Does it have the same cable?

The new cable is more interesting along with being more delicate. Also the length is better. The thumb will be a nice addition but not necessary.

So all this experimenting is lead to a pattern for us maybe  Smiley?
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