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Topic: Bamboo lace shell *updated with pattern link*  (Read 2822 times)
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« on: August 25, 2007 07:00:28 AM »

Just finished this. It was a good lesson on listening to what the yarn wants to be. I tried to make it into a halter top- it wasn't having any of it. But this is the perfect use for it.



I love this yarn! It's 100% bamboo and is gorgeously soft and wonderfully drapey. If I had a job, I'd go out and buy some more right now.

More information on the blog.

Thanks for looking.

*UPDATE*- link to pattern and such down on the thread.
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« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2007 07:05:02 AM »

Absolutely stunning!   Shocked  I love it!
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« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2007 07:12:31 AM »

That's really pretty, very nice!
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« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2007 07:47:59 AM »

The design is beautiful, and I love the colour and drape of the yarn. 
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« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2007 07:58:42 AM »

That's beautiful! Did you use a pattern or did you design it yourself?

Also, I want to read more about it but I think the link to your blog is broken!
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« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2007 08:33:24 AM »

Beautiful. Bamboo has such a nice drape.
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« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2007 09:27:40 AM »

Gorgeous!  I love the color and lace pattern!
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« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2007 09:34:53 AM »

Beautiful work!  I agree with your blog post, it would make a gorgeous dress.   Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2007 09:44:03 AM »

Sorry. The link to my blog should be fixed now.

Thanks for the  nice thoughts, everyone. It's really the yarn that shines in this project. I had such a good experience with it that I will totally buy more bamboo yarn in the future. (Plus, this yarn smelled really nice. I kept sniffing it while knitting, like I had some kind of compulsive disorder.)

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« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2007 09:54:58 AM »

Thanks for the  nice thoughts, everyone. It's really the yarn that shines in this project. I had such a good experience with it that I will totally buy more bamboo yarn in the future. (Plus, this yarn smelled really nice. I kept sniffing it while knitting, like I had some kind of compulsive disorder.)

Oh wow, I'm glad I'm not the only one! I work for a contract textiles manufacturer, and we've just released a new collection with bamboo fabric. I keep smelling the samples when nobody's looking, bamboo fiber really does have a pleasant smell Smiley
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