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« on: October 19, 2006 07:39:41 AM »

It reminded me of Jabba when I wear it with the 3 roll look, but it can also be worn just rolled over once to look like a turtleneck or just bunched loosely.  It's very soft and warm.  I might make armwarmers to match.
    
      

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« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2006 07:49:43 AM »

Cute! What are the deets for this>? What yarn did you use? It also looks like a simple ribbing.

It's really sweet! I wonder if I could do this on DPNs...
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« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2006 11:48:26 AM »

How cute! I've been meaning to mak something like this for my mom.. Did you use a pattern?
Anyway, it's quite lovely Grin
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« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2006 03:39:16 PM »

Thanks for the nice comments.  I didn't use a pattern - just cast on 80 sts. on size 5 mm. (U.S. size 8 ) circular needles.  They're short - 50 cm. (20 inches) or you could use dpn's.  I did a 4 x 4 rib and added cables every 12 rows or so.  It knits up very quickly, especially on the circular needles.  I used Paton's Glittallic - yes, it's polyester or something fake, but it feels really nice and soft.
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