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trinabrielle
« on: March 29, 2007 08:47:51 AM »

I absolutely love this shawl! It's big and warm, and has fun fringe. As the title says, it's a simple drop stitch pattern.

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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2007 08:57:25 AM »

That is gorgeous!  I love the drop stitch pattern.

What kind of yarn is that?  The red is spectacular:)
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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2007 09:02:03 AM »

Thanks Rottie Mom! I used Lionbrand Homespun. I like this color too. It has little flecks of white throughout which make it interesting to look at.
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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2007 10:52:26 AM »

Ooh that is so pretty! That color is beautiful. How many skeins did you use?
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« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2007 11:22:33 AM »

Trinabrielle,

I love this shawl and have been looking for something like this.  Did you use a pattern or could tell me where you found one?

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« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2007 11:51:46 AM »

Thats really nice.  I love the color and it looks so comfy.  The long fringe is awesome too.  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2007 12:05:30 PM »

Thanks everyone!

teelee - I used just under 2 balls.

knittygrrl - Unfortunately, I knit this before I started writing down all my patterns. I just counted my fringe though, and I have 40 per side, which makes me pretty confident that I followed this pattern. I'm unsure of what size needles I used though...

http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/hiroko_hasana.html
(Scroll down the page to find the shawl pattern.)

A word of advice if anybody makes fringe with homespun. The ends tend to fray easily. To stop this, I tied a little knot at the end of each piece of fringe. It's functional and it adds a little something to the fringe!
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« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2007 02:34:14 PM »

Gorgeous!! I love the way this turned out too! Now I'm gonna have to do one!
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« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2007 06:51:14 AM »

Ooh, very nice!  It looks really cosy, and I love the colour.
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« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2007 07:55:36 AM »

trinabrielle, it's gorgeous.  I never would have thought that a shawl would look so great knit up in Homespun yarn.  The colour is stunning.  Thanks for the hint about knotting the ends of the fringe.  I've got a 50% off coupon for Michaels so I guess I know what I'm getting with that this week.
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