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« on: October 06, 2007 07:37:06 AM »

My mom and I went to a great LYS while I was out visiting Los Angeles... Wildfiber in Santa Monica. They have an incredible selection of the really high-end stuff. We almost got out of there without spending money, but then my mom (who is definitely NOT a knitter but does have a wacky artistic slant) noticed the rack of Habu Textiles stuff. They had eight or ten different varieties, each with a neat palette and wild textures. She found two very different yarns that she thought would look neat together, and we negotiated a scarf. My bribe for knitting it up was a skein of ALCHEMY BAMBOO! It's a good thing, too, because the puffy yarn was a real pain in the butt, and I might never have finished it without a bribe.  Grin

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Modeled by Felon. She's such a good scarf model!
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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2007 07:41:28 AM »

What a beauty! And the scarf ain't too shabby, either. (ha ha)
The scarf looks very lux - nice work.
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allyinthevalley
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2007 07:46:56 AM »

Very pretty! And your dog is gorgeous!
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2007 08:29:26 AM »

Nice scarf - I have a bit of a self control problem when faced with Habu, myself  - so I totally get your mom's predicament.  But what I really wanted to say was... What a good dog!  Felon, you are the best 4 legged model ever.




psst - you could probably get 2 skeins of the bamboo if you negotiate hard.
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« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2007 06:08:56 PM »

The scarf and your dog Felon are so cute.
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« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2007 08:24:51 PM »

Pretty scarf!

Love your dog!  She's cute.  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2007 01:56:16 PM »

Oh how neat!  I love the yarn and the scarf  Grin

Cute doggie, too  Wink
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spicecarrie
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2007 03:14:06 PM »

Great scarf and your dog is such a cute model!
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rorosity
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2007 07:14:57 AM »

Super cute dog and the scarf is really pretty.  I love Habu yarns.  I always get overwhelmed when I see their booth at Stitches West.  There is so much to choose from.  I have visited Habu's studio in NYC, too and that is also overwhelming.  Their yarns are so different.  I would love to knit something up with them. 

I am glad you enjoyed Wildfiber.  It is one of my favorite yarn stores.
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