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Topic: so i finally gave in to the poncho craze!!!!!  (Read 1856 times)
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Lara
« on: December 26, 2004 11:54:33 PM »

i fell in love with the color of the yarn (it's a bit brighter than in the photos) and i don't know why i decided to make a poncho! this is my first huge knitting project, feel free to tell me what you think...

the line down the middle isn't knit wrong it's just a bit twisted in the photo cause i didn't bother to check in the mirror!


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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2004 12:52:17 AM »

it GORGEOUS! i love it (but then again, i am a poncho fan) such beautiful work and a great color.
i live in my poncho - it's like snuggling up in a blanket all the time.
what pattern did you use? and what yarn? it looks like mohair. how long did it take you?
well done!
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« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2004 08:00:53 AM »

it GORGEOUS! i love it (but then again, i am a poncho fan) such beautiful work and a great color.
i live in my poncho - it's like snuggling up in a blanket all the time.
what pattern did you use? and what yarn? it looks like mohair. how long did it take you?
well done!


thank you for the feedback...
yes it is mohair, and the pattern is the Lorette Lynn poncho from the Berroco website, however i haven't followed the exact pattern, and it took me 4 days to knit, i know that's not very quick but i only get a chance to knit in the evenings after work.
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« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2004 07:43:24 PM »

It looks beautiful. For that size of project, four days isn't bad work.
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« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2004 09:32:34 PM »

Oh my! That looks awfully snuggly!  Cheesy Great work!
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« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2004 09:42:53 PM »

Where is the pattern?  I tried to look for it on their website, but couldn't find it...
I'm starting to feel the poncho bug too.  I have this feeling though, that as soon as I put the time, effort, and yarn into one, the fashion trend would be over.... Embarrassed  ...but that's not going to stop me from making some arm warmers.  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2004 07:26:51 AM »

Where is the pattern? I tried to look for it on their website, but couldn't find it...
I'm starting to feel the poncho bug too. I have this feeling though, that as soon as I put the time, effort, and yarn into one, the fashion trend would be over.... Embarrassed ...but that's not going to stop me from making some arm warmers. Grin

Lani this a link to the pattern, however please don't be shocked that mine doesn't resemble it that much...
http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/loretta_lynn/loretta_lynn.html
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« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2005 09:09:02 AM »

Wow! That came out great! Me love it!




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« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2005 03:26:30 PM »

fantastic job - beautiful color, great pattern, and wow - four days!  That sounds speedy to me!
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« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2005 06:36:27 PM »

Thanks for the pattern, Lara! 
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