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Topic: Blue Shawl/blanket and Spring Cap  (Read 1941 times)
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apg
« on: April 24, 2008 03:05:27 PM »

I usually do not get more than half a dozen responses for my posts. I like to think that its due to my crappy pics than my work. Grin

here goes my Shell shawl, another crappy pic...Its not my original pattern.I lifted the basic pattern from somewhere and altered it.



Thinking whether to add fringes to the shawl.What say guys?


My spring cap [courtesy http://www.christinascrochethaven.com/summer_cotton_hat.htm]



Another view...



Comments are welcome.
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dcowherd
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2008 03:10:16 PM »

They're both lovely, you do good work!   Fringe is a very individual thing.  I personally don't care much for it so probably wouldn't put it on there.  But that's just me. 
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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2008 03:13:55 PM »

beautiful, I love them both
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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2008 03:30:22 PM »

Yikes!  They are both really lovely but I really love the shawl.  As to fringe, why mess with a good thing?
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angeleyes410
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2008 03:32:50 PM »

Aw I LOVE the shawl! Its BEAUTIFUL! I wish I could MAke one thatr niec! (sorry my Minnie is helping me to type!)
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« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2008 03:33:08 PM »

Very nice!  Personally, I'd add a fringe so it doesn't look like you just wrapped a blanket around your shoulders.  That said, I think your shawl would make a lovely blanket!
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FarahAbood
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2008 04:48:44 PM »

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It's nice.
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« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2008 04:51:55 PM »

both are beautiful as is. the fringe would depend on what yarn you used. some yarns tend to knot really bad in fringe after you launder them.
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ddiana1979
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2008 09:59:07 AM »

Love, love, love the cap!  So gorgeous.

I don't add fringe to my stuff usually, but that's because I've noticed it has a tendency to collect pet fur (I have three dogs and a cat).  I do think it would look pretty on your shawl, but it's also really beautiful as is. 

What yarn did you use?  I really like the color, and it looks like it has a slight sheen in your pictures.
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apg
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2008 10:08:02 AM »

Thanx one and all...  It IS a warm blanket than a shawl. About the fringe, I am just thinking,havent decided as yet.My friends loved my shawla nd said that it is awesome.I am happy... Grin

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