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« Reply #130 on: September 21, 2005 01:12:46 AM »

Yay! This is my first non-scarf project, and I couldn't be more pleased with the way it came out. I wasn't able to find any chunky wool in the right colours, so it's knit with two strands of worsted together, which turned out fine.

Using Eminsanboo's pattern, it worked out to 64 CO stitches for mine, 76 CO stitches for the boy's. Easy and fun. Now, only one week until the midnight screening, huzzah!


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« Reply #131 on: September 21, 2005 03:05:44 AM »

Woot!  You both look very cunning!
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« Reply #132 on: September 21, 2005 10:59:37 AM »

Yeah househippo! Fabu!
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« Reply #133 on: September 23, 2005 01:37:29 AM »

Thanks guys! I have to say, this project is the first time that knitting actually clicked for me. You know, little things like knit the knits and purl the purls. It just made sense, finally. I did have heaps of help from my Stitch 'n Bitch book, and am hoping to make the felted tote from there next.

Go Browncoats!
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« Reply #134 on: September 26, 2005 08:20:07 PM »

How's it sit?


I feel quite cunning!

(The colors aren't quite this bright in real life, especially the yellow, which is more of a natural golden color. But you get the idea.  I did mine based on Emisanboo's pattern in Nashua Creative Focus Worsted (used double) in Goldenrod, Pumpkin, and Copper.)

I now have to knit 4 more before Friday, since everyone else wants one!
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« Reply #135 on: September 26, 2005 08:28:18 PM »

Shiny!  Yep, that's the curse of the Jayne hat - once everyone sees how cunning it looks, your work is never done.

Good job!
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« Reply #136 on: September 26, 2005 08:35:23 PM »

I was extra pleased with the little flippy bits on the ends.  Grin

Oh, and this 'un was 72 CO since I got 3.5-ish sts to the inch on US 10.75. The Creative Focus comes in chunky, but of course we only got in 2 of the 3 colors in the chunky! Wink
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« Reply #137 on: September 27, 2005 11:29:43 AM »

Jayne 2.0!


This shows the colors better.
I made the orange stripe 1/2" narrower on this one, not that you can tell from the pictures...

I think I'm going to slim down the earflaps on the next one.
I have a big head and these are some Big Damn Earflaps. Wink
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« Reply #138 on: September 27, 2005 11:59:48 AM »

Heh.  If you slim down the earflaps, I'd recommend also possibly putting them a little further back on the head.  That's really the "correct" positioning - I just figured Ma Cobb wouldn't bother with it, she'd just do 'em evenly spaced because there's less thinking involved.

By the way, if anybody hasn't made theirs yet, I'm doing kits, and could still get a package with pattern, pompom, and enough yarn to make a 23" hat in the mail tomorrow.  Priority shipping, so if you're a quick knitter there's still a chance to get it done in time for the premiere.
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« Reply #139 on: September 27, 2005 12:07:28 PM »

Ah ha! Further back, you say? I shall have to do some figgerin' on that.  Grin
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