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Topic: Scrap Happy Scarf (from 2007 crochet-a-day calendar)  (Read 1176 times)
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« on: January 09, 2007 10:26:01 AM »

With all the whining that I've been doing about this calendar, I figured I should at least try one of the patterns. This one was on the January 8 page.


It's made with mostly acrylics, a little cotton, and the white is baby acrylic. It's wrapped around my neck once, so it's not that long. I fastened it with a brooch for the pictures, but it's heavy enough that it will stay without it. I also didn't have the right hook sizes, I used a 6mm and a 7mm. It still works as long as you have a bigger hook for the chain. (the pattern calls for an 11.5mm and a 16mm) I did an extra 30 chains or so to compensate.

I wasn't sure if I would like it at first and deemed it an experiment, but once I finished it and had my photo shoot, I really liked it.

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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2007 11:31:33 AM »

You did a great job.  Was there something you didn't like about the calendar?

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« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2007 12:53:10 PM »

Thanks.  Grin

I don't like a lot of the patterns. I know you can't please everyone with every pattern, but I haven't found much that I personally like. I also noticed that most of the pictures aren't that great, but I guess they were amateur?

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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2007 02:29:53 PM »

he he he . . . i was looking at that pattern yesterday morning as i was waiting for my kettle to boil Smiley you did a nice job!

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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2007 03:44:41 PM »

Thats cute.  A crochet calander sounds like a lot of fun.  and even if you don't like the patterns then maybe someone else might and you would make it for them.


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« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2007 02:16:17 PM »

Too bad you didn't find much to find your taste.  I still think that scarf works for you.  You''ll know to skip the calendar next year.  Enjoy your new scarf.

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