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« on: June 08, 2008 04:05:31 PM »

I've been knitting a lot of these lately (and getting paid to do so!) so here is the fruit of the last month or so minus the ones I forgot to photograph before I gave them to the person who bought it.  (That would be this lovely cream number with see-thru white beads and a teal ribbon running through it, and a blue cuff with red beads and a cabled center).

Here are the pics, I hope you enjoy.

Unfortunately, the girl who received this (her friend bought it for her as a birthday gift) got into a "bleach fight" the very next day, so the vibrant gold thread is now a patchy yellow-orange.

This next one is my most recent, and it is being sent to Turkey in a few days.  So you might say I'm going international Cheesy

a closeup of the edging detail I added

Forgive the crappy quality of this last one, it was taken on a camera phone just as I was giving it to the girl who bought it (she's actually modeling it, not me) because I forgot to take pics earlier.  In reality is a bit more emerald and the beads are a nice warm brown, slightly larger than what I usually use.
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« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2008 04:23:37 PM »

I really like all of these they are so pretty! I love the color combinations.

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« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2008 04:40:06 PM »

I love these! You did a great job.

PS.  WTF is a "bleach fight" and why in the world would one get in said fight?

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« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2008 04:50:59 PM »

I really like all of these they are so pretty! I love the color combinations.

Thank you so much!

And to spydygrrl: I have no idea what a bleach fight is.  The girl is a little odd, even by my standards, but it made me sad to see it all stretched out of shape and bleached just a few days later.  So much for appreciating a gift her friend bought for her.
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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2008 01:49:15 PM »

Those are wonderful!! I have tried knitting with some beads and it just does not work for me, how do you get those tinies onto the cuff?

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