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medea
« on: October 07, 2007 08:52:39 PM »


The picture doesn┤t do it much justice.

I knit the ribbing with elastic just to try that out, so it scrunches and holds its shape on my head... I played it by ear with the needle sizes and just used what I had.



I think that the cables get lost in the business of this yarn, if i were to knit it again, I┤d choose a yarn with less texture.
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mandalol219
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2007 08:35:00 PM »

that looks so good! the yarn looks so warm =] great job!

question--how was knitting with the elastic? i'm going out to get the stuff tomorrow for this project, and i don't really know what to do about that. haha
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medea
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2007 08:10:51 PM »

It doesn´t really need the elastic, but if you want to use it, go ahead...

The elastic tends to stick to the needle and doesn´t slip off smoothly off the needles. You also have to remember to knit it taut, so that it does work as "elastic" and brings together the stitches.
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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2008 08:46:19 AM »

Very cool! love the colors  Grin
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