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« on: November 23, 2006 06:48:05 AM »

The story: I found a bunch of this yarn in my closet, and I was so excited that I just needed to start something right away. I just picked up some needles and started winging it, eventually it turned into a shrug.

New pictures added (pattern at bottom of post)

The shrug front:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/elextra/front.jpg

Back:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/elextra/back.jpg

Closeup of the detail:


And just for fun, I've also started counting how many stitches I knit, this piece is the first one I started counting on, and it was just above 27,000 stitches.


The pattern is incredibly simple, it's knit on straights in one big rectangle, and the sleeves are seamed.

Stitch Pattern:

Multiple of 15 sts.
Row 1: k2, p1, *yo, p3tog, yo, p1, k1, p1* yo, p3tog, yo, p1, k2
Row 2: k1, p1, k1, *p3, k1, p1, k1*
Row 3: k2, p1, *k3, p1, k1, p1* k3, p1, k2
Row 4: repeat row 2
Repeat rows 1-4 until piece measures 58 inches, bind off.


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« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2006 06:53:17 AM »

thats a very cool shrug. it reminds me of snow, and also of something you could prolly buy at old navy for like thirty dollars. yay for not buying things from old navy! Smiley good job
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« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2006 07:24:10 AM »

Nice Cheesy I really like it!
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« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2006 09:30:21 AM »

The story: I found a bunch of this yarn in my closet, and I was so excited that I just needed to start something right away. I just picked up some needles and started winging it, eventually it turned into a shrug. 

It's a very prety shrug, elextra, and I can totally relate to being spell bound by the yarn...I had a similar compulsion on more than one occasion...including my attempt to (finally) crochet a rectangle with straight edges..it eventually becam a purse, and is now the one I carry most frequently.

Hope you, or someone you love, enjoys wearing all 27,000 stitches!
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« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2006 11:44:51 PM »

It's lovely! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2006 11:55:29 PM »

Very pretty!
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« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2007 05:40:38 PM »

Oh WOW is this pretty! The yarn is a great choice. Is there any sort of general pattern you went by? Any sort of hint would be nice. It looks like loads of mini-cables, super-intricate.
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« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2007 06:10:22 PM »

Thanks everyone! I totally didn't even see that people responded to this, or remember posting it. ahaha.

PixieSkull: It's actually a lace pattern. I'm selling it, but I'll write up the pattern and post it later tonight or tomorrow.
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