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« on: August 07, 2007 09:46:14 PM »

I learned to knit when I decided to make shawls for my bridesmaids... almost two years ago.  I just got the pics going.  Being my first knitting experience and the fact that I used Homespun, I had a difficult time.  I think I created new stitches multiple times, as one of my 'maids received a shawl that was big enough to be a blanket.  Which is how she uses it now (she folded it in half for the wedding).  They also received brooches to use to pin them together if desired.

Anyhoo... I have learned much since then and purged all Homespun from my collection (not good in terms of the bank account).

Pattern (mistake-riddled) from Lion Brand:
http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/khs-cape.html?noImages=0

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cranberry
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2007 03:08:13 AM »

Those look lovely and warm. I like the red - and the fact that you can use them <i>after</i> the wedding ceremony. Good thinking, bluesmom.
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franna724
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2007 04:33:06 AM »

I think they turned out very nice.
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april_cocaine
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2007 05:21:51 AM »

They're lovely - they look really snuggly. I love the idea of contining their use too.
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« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2007 11:50:31 AM »

They're lovely. I think it was a really nice thing for you to do too!
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