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« on: October 28, 2007 07:58:59 PM »

It's been awhile... I've been good with Ravelry but not my dear Craftster!  This scarf is from Vogue Knitting Spring/Summer 2005.  Once you realize what you're doing, the pattern isn't hard-- easily memorized.  But the first couple rows can be confusing.  The pattern called for two skeins of Blue Sky Alpaca Silk, but I stopped at one-- it was long enough.  Blocking was very easy.  And it's soft as a baby's butt!



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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2007 08:05:47 PM »

 Shocked that is GORGEOUS.

i must make one. except all i know how to do are the knit and purl stitches...is this much harder?
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« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2007 08:06:53 PM »

Wow, this is awesome. I love it! I'm going to have to find that issue!
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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2007 08:28:02 PM »

i can't imagine using two skeins for that scarf. it would be humoungously long.

that is just gorgeous. I love the way the stitch creates texture and openwork/negative space.
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« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2007 08:50:39 PM »

thanks!

i must make one. except all i know how to do are the knit and purl stitches...is this much harder?

Once you figure out what you're doing, it's not that hard.  THe additional steps are to wrap the yarn around and slip stitches, which isn't too bad.  If you decide to cast on, you can always PM you and I'll help you through it.  The first repeat was the hardest for me.
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« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2007 09:26:18 PM »

Wow, that's beautiful!
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« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2007 10:27:03 PM »

Oooh, very pretty!
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thejenmeister
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2007 11:51:00 PM »

Absolutely beautiful--and isn't that yarn just dreamy to knit with?
Thanks for sharing!
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lilyjellybean
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2007 01:28:28 AM »

Great work!  I've knit a scarf in that stitch before for a gift.  It looks tricker than it actually is.  The receiver was suitably impressed!
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« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2007 01:54:39 AM »

Its beautiful!  And great that it was only one skein!
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