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Topic: Some Christmas Gifts - A Scarf and a Couple of Hats  (Read 926 times)
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« on: November 24, 2007 07:21:55 PM »

The second hat is made from yarn I overdyed with Kool Aid.  Its my first time doing that and I just loved it.  

The scarf was my first time working with Noro.  And I'm a little underwhelmed with that yarn.  I was looking forward to working with it, but I found it to be so inconsistent, and way overspun.  The colours are gorgeous though, and I do like the finished object.


« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2007 08:01:20 PM »

i especially like the scarf you made.
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« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2007 08:59:00 PM »

Totally agree with ya on the Noro - I loved the colors, but the yarn was WAY itchy and totally not worth what I paid for it. On the other hand, everyone loves the finished products...
BTW...I LOVE the overdyed hat - FAB colors (I want one...hint) Roll Eyes

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« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2007 09:58:33 AM »

Those are all great. Noro may not be the best yarn, but the colors are fatastical! What's the pattern?
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2007 12:35:21 PM »

The scarf is from a free pattern that I got here


Its sort of entrelac like, but don't let that frighten you.  Its so easy!

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« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2007 12:54:58 PM »

I love the over dyed hat too!! I totally am going to do some koolaid dying in the near future!

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« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2007 12:59:50 PM »

Everything looks great!

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