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« Reply #700 on: October 21, 2007 12:47:42 PM »

I can't wait to see it! I'm working on a new one with a purple pink sort of color scheme! I will post pictures too! Are you on Ravelry at all?
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« Reply #701 on: October 21, 2007 01:19:29 PM »

Whoo my first knitalong!

I'm going to be making it for my mom for Christmas with Knitpicks Superwash Delft Heather. I'll be swatching while at the laundromat tonight.
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« Reply #702 on: October 21, 2007 02:30:17 PM »

Exciting, my new one is going to be purple, blue, pinky!  I can't wait to see yours jesthestar! 
Digital Angel, I never knit swatches because I'm to impatient but this has resulted in knitting heart break in the past.  So, more power to ya!  This a great pattern and I'm sure you'll have fun!  Wink

« Reply #703 on: October 24, 2007 04:47:43 PM »

I did mine! It's blue and green colourway chenille yarn that I love... I made fingerless gloves earlier this week that match. It looks and feels SO nice but SOOOO Warm. Good thing England is a cold country  Grin And I'm another short hair here;) My hair's just reaching jaw length in a layered bob. I'll get a picture for the thread soon.

ETA: Pictures and details.

I cast on 60 stitches and did row five 7 times over. I did row seven 9 times over. Got that? Good. This is a VERY fluffy yarn so it just kinda.. grows as you knit. turned out perfect size. Good guestimation on my part. I didn't swatch  Tongue
 Sorry for blurry cell phone camera pics, my hair behaving oddly and my lack of make up.  Tongue

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« Reply #704 on: October 25, 2007 06:38:17 PM »

I love the chenille! It looks really soft and warm.  Smiley  What size needles did you use with the chenille?

« Reply #705 on: October 25, 2007 07:56:10 PM »

It's fantasticly soft and warm! Perfect for cold cold england. Err.. I was using 6mm needles, I don't know what that is in US sizing.  Tongue

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« Reply #706 on: October 26, 2007 02:36:14 PM »

Luckily most needles in the US are marked with US sizes and metric, so you used a size 10 US.  I think I might have to go and get some chenille yarn because it is awful rainy and cold right now here in Virginia! Wink

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« Reply #707 on: October 29, 2007 03:51:26 AM »

Here's mine, it's HUGE!  Though, thankfully, I'm also in the UK and I finished it just in time for the weather to turn decidedly autumnal! (fall-all? what IS the US equivalent?!)

Anyway, I did it exactly to the instructions, I got the right gauge with the same needles, but as you can so, it is indeed much larger than intended.  I've had a few compliments on it though, and the woman in my local cafe has now cast hers on too Cheesy

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« Reply #708 on: October 29, 2007 05:46:04 AM »

Mojen, it's such a pretty color and the button is cute!

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« Reply #709 on: October 29, 2007 05:05:39 PM »

I had a problem with mine being huge too!

Very pretty though!

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