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« on: December 03, 2008 12:23:06 PM »

I made the hat a long time ago. so I need the arm warmers. sorry bad pics I had to take them myself.
I love this yarn color  it reminds me of melted crayons!
anyway here is the set and then each arm

I made them on the long yellow loom




whatcha  you think??
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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2008 12:52:19 PM »

 Shocked Is that lion brand boucle in "Sorbet"? That yarn is so pretty! I never thought of using that stuff for arm warmers, but they look like they came out great! Are they comfy?
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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2008 01:34:54 PM »

I  think that was the "flavor/ color"  LOL I have a bunch of that in various shades so not real sure which this was.  there were 2 diferrent shades mixed in just one main color.
yes very  comfy! I am glad I did it.  the hat matches really well. now Iwill make the scarf!  as my daughter begs me to never wear these out in public  she told me they are not cool for moms!  LOL she doesn't like the hat  either LOL
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« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2008 02:57:38 PM »

They look way funky Id have been well proud if my mom had worn cool stuff like that when I was younger !
they llok knitted yet you say you used a loom hows that work I dont get it Im not sure how you could make anything like that ona loom.
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« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2008 06:04:12 PM »

I e-wrapped  for a few rows the length of my arm  (skinny people may not need the extra  length there. I have thick arms)..  then e-wrapped a long flat piece  until it was long enough to wrap around my fat arm and hand.  I loosely wove a loose yarn end thru the loops on the pegs and removed them from loom. then sewed the flat piece together on the long ends  leaving a  hole for my thumb.   
as you can tell I completely winged it!
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« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2008 03:23:13 AM »

whats e wrapped? sorry v ignorant still learning.
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« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2008 06:13:02 PM »

e wrap is the standard wrap around the peg
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« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2008 02:40:02 AM »

IM such a tit I just realised you wernt talking about a weaving loom I looked up KK lome on google and clicked that its what you use for french knitting I remember doing some of that on cotton reel with nails banged into it at school. lol silly me.
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« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2008 05:18:38 AM »

IM such a tit I just realised you wernt talking about a weaving loom I looked up KK lome on google and clicked that its what you use for french knitting I remember doing some of that on cotton reel with nails banged into it at school. lol silly me.

LOL  thats  quite  ok.  we all have moments like that LOL
 I really  enjoy the KK  looms they are so eay to use.
wish I had known of them years ago.
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