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615bride
« on: October 02, 2004 08:06:33 PM »

I don't think anyone's reading the Knitalong thread anymore so here's a pic of my Paris Loop in Gedifra Cicco. I have enough to make another one in olive green. It's so comfy!


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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2004 08:39:39 PM »

That's so cute! Smiley And it looks nice & warm, too. Great work!
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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2004 10:01:10 AM »

Thanks TGS!
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2004 12:25:52 PM »

Looks great!  Did you shorten yours at all?  I've made 3 so far, all different lengths and colors.  I went a little nuts when I found the Cicco in Germany, so I'll be "looping" for a good long while.  Everyione loves them...so comfortable, warm and fashionable, without the bulkiness of a poncho (but I love them too!).  I really do need to post a picture of my daughters and I in our "Loops".
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« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2004 04:49:13 PM »

it looks lovely, 615bride!  I am curious - what kind of things do you usually wear it with?  I am considering making one (in lieu of a poncho) but have this feeling I might not wear it... 
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« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2004 07:12:56 PM »

How lovely!

That tears it, there's now a Paris Loop in my future!
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« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2004 08:18:07 AM »

It looks great! What a fabulous color on you. I've got to make one of those...
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615bride
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2004 09:14:34 AM »

Sorry I haven't checked this thread in a while. To answer the questions:

1) Yes, I shortened it a bit. Not too much. I might make it a bit longer next time.

2) I wear it with jeans and a t-shirt. I get lots of compliments on it which kind of surprises me...

I love my Loop! I'll probably the other 4 balls of the Cicco to make another one (olive green).



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« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2004 10:39:36 AM »

OMG!!!  The red is just to die for!!!  I need a Paris Loop and let's hope it goes better than my boobtube.  Must gauge!  Must gauge!


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nepenthe
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2004 10:40:35 AM »

I've been eyeing the Paris Loop on Magknits.com for a while now but am so far unable to find a yarn shop that carried Gedifra Cicco. They've all had their closeouts on the yarn but in my local store and the online vendors I've checked.

Does anyone know of a vendor currently selling Gedifra Cicco (online of otherwise)?  If not, any suggestions for comparable yarn?
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