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HomekeepingGran
« on: December 18, 2007 03:55:51 PM »

I recently finished and Irish Hiking Scarf for my husband of Jager yarn, 85/15, acrylic/wool.  It is 65" long.  My husband would like it longer, but thankfully I ran out of yarn, LOL.  It was fun but got really tedious at the end.



Then I also just finished a little sweater for one of our granddaughters.  Here is the original pattern.  You can see that I made a number of changes.  The hood is also kitchenered, of which I am quite pleased.  Although I have done quite a bit of starting sweaters, this is the first actually finished.  It is of Lion Brand Cotton Ease in their maize color.  Our little grand has red hair, so this will be beautiful on her.



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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2007 04:29:48 PM »

Oh, very cute. I'm making that scarf for my dad right now and it's already getting tedious - I'm probably only around 1/6 or 1/5 of the way done ;_;
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« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2007 08:15:56 PM »

The scarf looks really warm and cozy!
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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2007 12:29:54 AM »

Those cables are so clean and defined. Great job.
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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2007 09:45:59 AM »

I love the detail in the little girl's sweater...and am impressed that you kitchenered the whole hood on!
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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2007 11:02:58 AM »

Oh, no, not the whole hood.  I picked up stitches at the neckline to make the hood and when it was the correct height, I kitchenered the top so there wouldn't be a seam running from the crown to the brim at the face.  Make sense?  I'm sorry that was confusing.
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