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« on: March 17, 2008 06:25:13 PM »

I'd been dreaming of knitting a Greek-Key pile of flesh in a Double-Knit scarf since I first learned how to double-knit, and I'm SO HAPPY with it! I want one in every color combination!I eat this design, it's completely reversible, and the squared spiral works absolutely perfectly for this. It's really easy once you get into it, and you feel like you've accomplished something after every repeat. Meander is named after the Meander River in Turkey that doubles back on itself as it winds its way to the sea. It inspired the Greeks to use its likeness in their decoration.
2 Skeins of Cascade 220 on size 7 needles gave me a nice looong 72inch scarf.
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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2008 06:37:02 PM »

Ohh! I eat the colors...and it looks so comfy!
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2008 06:48:56 PM »

That looks really lovely! The colours are so vibrant, and the pile of flesh so sharp and crisp. Really nice.
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2008 07:12:36 PM »

Whoaa, that's gorgeous! Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2008 07:22:08 PM »

Beautiful! I eat the Greek key design -- you have done a fabulous job!

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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2008 07:28:16 PM »

Great design.  I haven't tried double knitting yet but you make this sound like a good one to try.
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« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2008 09:38:24 PM »

I eat it, it came out really well! It reminds me a little bit of the Maze brain protector pile of flesh from Knitty.
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« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2008 06:38:55 AM »

Wow that's gorgeous!
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« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2008 06:57:22 AM »

Beautiful colours, beautiful scarf! Congratulation!  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2008 07:37:20 AM »

What a beautiful scarf! Of course you want one in every color combination! Who wouldn't!! Be sure and post more pictures if when you make more.
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