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Jehnaier
« on: June 14, 2007 03:50:17 AM »

This is for one of my closest friends for her birthday. She loves black and white, especially stripes and anything piratey, so this was the obvious thing to make her.

Here it is on my bear, looking like a regular stripy scarf


And stretched out on the floor. The skull motifs are only visible at a particular angle


And folded up, where the skull is obvious. You can also see the fringe


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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2007 04:45:15 AM »

that is too cool! how did you do that?  Did you make it up on your own or did you have some kind of pattern?  I have absolutely NEVER seen anything like that!  love it
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2007 04:50:23 AM »

Jehnaier, that looks wonderful!  It's an awesome example of illusion knitting Smiley

lisateacher, check out this link for some illusion knitting tips and patterns Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2007 04:55:15 AM »

Thankyou!

Yeah, lisateacher, I had a chart of just a skull and crossbones, and in my head I knew where to knit and purl. That link seems pretty good. I forget where I first learnt the technique Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2007 06:14:40 AM »

Incredible! Your friend will be thrilled!!!!!!
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« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2007 07:35:37 AM »

That is sooo cool! I JUST found out about illusion knitting (Monday) and can't wait to cast on for my first project. Just have to finish some things first!  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2007 07:57:38 AM »

That's awesome! It looks so cute on your bear too Smiley  Is the illusion knitting difficult?  Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2007 08:11:34 AM »

That is great!
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« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2007 08:25:01 AM »

I have never heard of illusion knitting...this is so COOL!
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« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2007 09:17:53 AM »

It...it's like magic  Shocked  I wish I could knit.  I'm a hooker. XD
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