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Topic: green cabled scarf *now with pattern!*  (Read 3920 times)
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« on: December 31, 2006 01:41:19 PM »

this is a (somewhat highly) modified version of yarnhag's cabled scarf (at http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=134836.0).  it's a christmas present for my boyfriend's mother, in return for her lovely gift of a supernice needle roll filled with bamboo needles.  (this is essentially the best present I could ask for.)

I used 2.5 balls of years-old wool-ease in some color I'm not sure they make anymore and size 8 needles, with 12" pieces for fringe (so 6" when each piece is folded in half, which is really pretty darn big, but I think it works), 3 pieces every 2 stitches.  the whole scarf is about 6' long (she's a tall lady), but it's very thick so doesn't seem quite so big when it's on.  basically, I wanted to keep it but couldn't let myself.
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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2006 02:09:31 PM »

Congrats--this looks really great! I'm so bad about knitting gifts. If I don't like it, I don't give it! If I like it enough to give, it pains me a bit to give it away. :-) Anyway, she's very lucky. And so are you to have gotten such a thoughtful gift from her!

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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2006 03:20:14 PM »

beautiful! the color and the design are perfect. are those cables? they really don't look like them but maybe it's just my imagination!

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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2006 04:03:54 PM »

they're braided cables, three across.  there's probably a name for their particular configuration, but I don't know it.

« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2006 05:44:33 PM »

they're braided cables, three across.  there's probably a name for their particular configuration, but I don't know it.

I love braided cables! I haven't figured out how to make them....yet!

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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2006 06:04:01 PM »

LOOOOVVVEEEEEE the color and the braided cables! Looks awesome! I WOULD DIE IF I GOT THAT FOR CHRISTMAS!!!![the needle roll filled with bamboo needles] Keep up the fantastic work Cheesy XD

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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2006 07:21:13 PM »

lovely scarf!

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« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2007 05:56:53 AM »

they're supereasy, eatyourhartout.  no harder than single cables, only a trifle more fidgety.  (I think two or three times I cabled a row backwards, then had to go take it out.  ew.)

« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2007 11:30:00 AM »

Could you pleasepleaseplease post a pattern? I absolutely adore this scarf (and adore even more it was made with an affordable yarn!)...

I loved the scarf you based it on, and love your variation even more...


« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2007 04:12:37 PM »

sure, roxy.  give me a day or two?  (I'm heading back home tomorrow, where I think my pattern lives, but I'm going to have a lot of meetings/work coming up, so it could take a little bit before I post.)

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