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« on: July 31, 2007 08:03:33 PM »

Ok so i made this for my yonger sister and she looks way cuter in it than me but alas lack fo time means you are stuck with my ugly mug.




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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2007 08:04:41 PM »

how cute! that is utterly adorable! Cheesy  your sister will love it!
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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2007 08:05:45 PM »

Very cute
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2007 05:06:26 AM »

I love it! What yarn did you use?
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2007 05:49:31 AM »

That is so cute! My hubby probably wouldn't go out with me in public if I wore it...but who cares what he thinks?! Tongue I love it and would love to make one. Did you use a pattern?
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2007 06:58:17 AM »

Did you use a pattern?
No pattern, i just knit a trip like a scarf, sewed it together and made the ears by decrasing the # of stitches and sewed them on too, with the left over


and in answer to the other question of what i used. I just used an acrylic....well what do i call it...its not wool but you know what i mean, with a combo of this other wool i found that wasn't spun so tight or regularly. Put them togetehr and treated it as one...hmm sorry i cant explain better, im not really down with the lingo
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« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2007 01:43:47 PM »

Did you use a pattern?
No pattern, i just knit a trip like a scarf, sewed it together and made the ears by decrasing the # of stitches and sewed them on too, with the left over


and in answer to the other question of what i used. I just used an acrylic....well what do i call it...its not wool but you know what i mean, with a combo of this other wool i found that wasn't spun so tight or regularly. Put them togetehr and treated it as one...hmm sorry i cant explain better, im not really down with the lingo
how do you decrease stitches?
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« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2007 09:56:58 PM »

I just casted one stitch off each side as i went. It's surprisingly easy. I tried it since it should work theoretically and it did!

I thinks its a bit of a trial and error method
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