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« on: June 12, 2007 06:32:01 PM »

I have started a Noro scarf, inspired by Brooklyntweed. 
See his finished project at http://brooklyntweed.blogspot.com/2007/04/noro-scarf.html


This is the first portion of the scarf.  The colors go so well togethe!


These are the yarns I am using.


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Same....what gorgeous colors.

Anyone else worked up one of these?  Does anyone know the proper care and feeding of this yarn for cleaning purposes?
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« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2007 06:40:55 PM »

Wow, just gorgeous! Love the colors!
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« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2007 05:34:31 AM »

Thank you!  I adore the yarns from Noro - they make me look super talented.  =)

P.S. - I love the "procrastinators unite" bit. 
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« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2007 09:40:29 AM »

Your scarf looks beautiful so far!
I made one a month ago for a gift, there are more details on another post, here:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=171824.msg1762165#msg1762165
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« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2007 04:42:48 PM »

Your scarf looks beautiful so far!
I made one a month ago for a gift, there are more details on another post, here:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=171824.msg1762165#msg1762165

I love the colors of your scarf!  So pretty, thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2007 05:00:44 AM »

I know this is a simple pattern but my brain wants to tell me I'll have LOADS of ends to weave in after alternating yarns every 2 rows. Am I understanding that correctly?

Thanks!
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« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2007 06:36:46 AM »

I'll have LOADS of ends to weave in after alternating yarns every 2 rows. Am I understanding that correctly?

Thankfully, no!  If you follow his pattern, you carry the non-working yarn up the side, and hide it by slipping stitches.  It works really well - and then you'll just have the first and last ends to weave.  Otherwise, you're right, that would really suck Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2007 07:16:31 AM »

I started the same pattern got about half way through and my yarn ended up pooling in some really unattractive ways Sad I've since then frogged it and am working on a 'fake isle' hat.
Yours is gorgeous though! *scarf envy*
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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2007 08:34:04 AM »

I know this is a simple pattern but my brain wants to tell me I'll have LOADS of ends to weave in after alternating yarns every 2 rows. Am I understanding that correctly?

Thanks!

No!  You alternate between two yarns every two rows.  I did have some ends to weave in because I found the colors in the two colorways of Silk Garden were getting too similar at a few points, so I broke off the yarn and re-started at a different point.

This was really a fun project and I kept knitting late into the night because I couldn't wait to see how the next section would look...and the next....and the next.....=)
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« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2007 08:34:54 AM »

I started the same pattern got about half way through and my yarn ended up pooling in some really unattractive ways Sad I've since then frogged it and am working on a 'fake isle' hat.
Yours is gorgeous though! *scarf envy*


Yep, I ended up breaking my yarns at a few points because they were not looking too different....were you using Silk Garden?
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