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digitallasagna
« on: October 14, 2007 01:38:28 PM »

I made this for the Fall/Winter Scarf Swap. Whew, is fair isle intense or not? SIX COLORS! six. It took me i don't know how many weeks to finish within the deadline next week. I watched 7 (!!!) hours worth of musicals yesterday in order to finish. And i still have more to knit ... Smiley

Its knit in the round, the chart is completely my own (If anyone wants it, PM me). The yarn is Elann Peruvian Highland Wool.


Close Up of the pattern


The scarf, fringe and all.


And the action shot Smiley

Chart is on the second page. I used color coding for each of the colors, so to change colors for your potential scarf, just use the fill tool to change it Smiley I think it would be lovely in an aqua/green layout
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Krisallis2007
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2007 01:44:56 PM »

Wow!  Sort of makes me want to learn to knit, and sort of lets me realize I don't have the patience for it!

You did an awesome job.

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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2007 01:49:31 PM »

I LOVE your fade in/fade out effect!  Nicely done!  Hurray for you!
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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2007 02:24:08 PM »

I love the fade in effect too! It just looks beautiful overall! my fav colors!
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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2007 02:25:56 PM »

fantastic!!!!  I love  it!!
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« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2007 02:29:16 PM »

wow! that is gorgeous! i don't think i'd be willing to part with it if i were you
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« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2007 03:29:13 PM »

oh    my      that is GORGEOUS!!! you made that pattern yourself? it's so beautiful! now i have to learn fair-isle knitting in the hope I can create something half as pretty as your scarf.
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digitallasagna
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2007 03:35:50 PM »

oh    my      that is GORGEOUS!!! you made that pattern yourself? it's so beautiful! now i have to learn fair-isle knitting in the hope I can create something half as pretty as your scarf.

There were some really cool books in my public library back home (Sunnyvale, CA) that had ways to chart fair isle. I forget the name, but you could probably do a search for fair isle knitting online.
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« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2007 04:15:43 PM »

That's GORGEOUS! I'm not the best at fair isle knitting, so I'll just have to drool over yours until I can match this level of awe-inspiring expertise.  Wink The pattern is beautiful and I love the way the colors fade in and out.
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I like to do personal swaps now and again.

I knit, crochet, and make stitch markers.

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myklia
« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2007 04:19:37 PM »

That is simply amazing.  You have one lucky partner.
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