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Topic: Argosy and Branching Out  (Read 2665 times)
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« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2007 09:11:19 AM »

Whoa, your Argosy is so pretty!

It really is a neat pattern, I had to frog mine though because I got some stitches off, but I think I want to try it again. haha. :D

Also, I LOVE the branching out too, it looks so good in that color. :)
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2007 12:22:29 PM »

pretty pretty!  great lacing work!

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« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2007 05:00:09 PM »

Really lovely! Tell me how did you wave in your ends? It seems the biggest issue I have with scarves...

I don't really remember, to be honest.  I'm terrible at weaving in ends, so I just tried to make it look okay.  On branching out, the garter stitch border makes it pretty easy to hide it, since you don't have to hide it in the lace work.  And on Argosy...I'm not sure, but I think I just double-stranded it for a few stitches, but doing it in one of the squares of stockinette, keeping it single stranded across the gaps.  Hope that helps! 

Thanks for all the great comments!  I really found the Argosy pattern to be easy to remember once I had a few repeats under my belt so I definitely recommend the pattern to anyone who's been eyeing it!  And I was totally intimidated by Branching Out when I started, but just go slow, use lifelines, and you'll definitely get the hang of it!  When I started it, I was sitting in front of my computer so I could watch the little videos on knittinghelp.com!!

« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2007 06:00:57 PM »

Gorgeous! I think you picked the perfect yarn for Branching Out.

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Then we should feed our jewelry to the sea
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Just like broken glass to me.

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« Reply #14 on: September 28, 2007 05:59:59 AM »

Your work is beautiful.
I can't wait to have a go at Argosy.
« Reply #15 on: September 28, 2007 08:56:57 AM »

Very pretty- especially love your Branching Out!
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