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frogger
« on: April 01, 2008 12:16:30 PM »

My first adventure into Fair Isle!
The pattern is from Interweave Knits, Winter 2007, I think.
Very fun knit, though tucking in all those ends takes forever!


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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2008 12:26:12 PM »

Those are gorgeous! I've made a few forays into fair isle, but they inevitably end up looking like crap. Yours look great, though.
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2008 01:23:44 PM »

 Shocked Ohhh...I've been wanting to try this pattern out, but was too scared Huh Those look fabulous! Great job Kiss
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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2008 04:09:02 PM »

Ooh, lovely.
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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2008 06:46:11 PM »

beautiful, vibrant, and attention-grabbing! don't let your doggy keep hold of them too long, or trouble and unraveling could ensue... i speak from experience
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« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2008 01:12:20 PM »

Those are gorgeous! Did you use the yarn called for in the pattern, or something else? I made a pair of these a few months ago and I used the Blue Sky Alpaca, but mine looks more fuzzy than yours!

Great job!

p.s. Weren't these really fun to knit?

oh yeah, and when I made mine it was my first FI project and I read the chart backwards, from left to right instead of right to left, and so my vine pattern is backwards, lol.
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« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2008 06:23:19 PM »

::drools::

you did a beautiful job
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« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2008 09:14:46 AM »

The doggie only got to hold them for a minute for the picture... didn't want doggie drool all over them! Smiley

I skipped the Blue Sky Alpaca yarn in favor of Knitpicks Swish DK superwash. The person I gifted them to is a teenager and probably would have accidentally felted them into oblivion! Smiley

I LOVED the pattern... I had plenty of yarn left over so I'm making a pair for me! Perfect for those chilly nights at the computer! Wink
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