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jayamaree
« on: August 12, 2009 03:06:47 PM »

I picked up some yarn from Joann's just to see if I could do this before I ordered some wool to do a set for my family.



I love it! I never thought I could do color work nor follow a chart but I did it and now I'm telling everyone. My grandma tried to take it home with her, a very high compliment. yay!

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limemade
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2009 06:04:40 PM »

Great job!  I think that is looks awesome.  It is going to be gorgeous when you have a whole family by the fireplace!
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2009 04:52:37 AM »

Beautiful.  You did a lovely job on the colourwork.
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If it had grown up, it would have made a dreadfully ugly child; but it makes rather a handsome pig, I think.
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« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2009 05:37:23 AM »

So beautiful!  I also did my first colorwork on a stocking.  It was easier for me because I could knit it inside out and and I kept the floats at the right tension.  Come to think of it, my stocking was the same colors!  (but not traditional like yours; more like a funky argyle. anyway.)
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