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peppersaskatoon
« on: June 20, 2007 05:33:52 PM »





I made this for a childhood friend who is writing her dissertation on desert tortoises.  The turtle is from Barbara Walker's Charted Knitting Designs (thank you, interlibrary loan).  The yarn, which I really enjoyed working with, is Plymouth Royal Bamboo.  I think it turned out pretty cute.
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carmabelle1191
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2007 05:34:53 PM »

That's great! I love the color, and the little turtles. I never thought you could do that! Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2007 05:44:22 PM »

I love it. The whole composition is gorgeous.
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eatyerhartout
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2007 05:47:47 PM »

*gasp* I have this book! I've been trying to come up with a project to use the turtle on for months, but couldn't think of anything worthwhile. I am so making this!! It's been added to the list. The long list. Did I mention it was long?  Cheesy And ever growing?
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« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2007 05:52:59 PM »

WOW, just WOW!!!
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« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2007 05:53:34 PM »

I love the color and that is just so awesome! I love the turtle! It reminds me of those dishcloths. Isn't it just made out of knit and purl?
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« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2007 05:58:28 PM »

I love this! It's gorgeous!!!

(btw sorry if this posts twice-my computer is being a tard) Wink
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kelliz
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2007 06:05:29 PM »

That is awesome!  I love it!
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peppersaskatoon
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2007 06:07:18 PM »

Wow, everyone, thank you so much!  The turtle is basically an ornate cable.  The first one was...an exciting challenge.  The second one I only had to rip back once.

The neighborhood yarn store deserves credit for the idea, even though their version was ribbed and made of pink Manos.  I think I'm going to have to invest in that book some day, eatyerhartout.  And find a friend who loves spiders...

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« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2007 06:10:34 PM »

I love your scarf, it's so adorable Grin
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