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« Reply #50 on: February 24, 2005 04:20:34 PM »

These look great! zzjulia- what kind of yarn is that?  It's lovely!  I finished mine a few days ago.  It was such a cool pattern.  I think I'll probably start another one soon...

Lizza - I'm using artyarns supermerino.  Your red looks so wonderful!  I have ordered some solid color yarn to make yet another one Smiley
 
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« Reply #51 on: February 24, 2005 06:59:31 PM »

OK!  This is the only presentable photo that I've been able to take today.  I blocked it on a line of towels today and now the corners aren't as eager to curl up as they used to be.  Wink



It's so fluid and it looks like I drew a hot pink DNA helix across it, with dropped-stitch nucleotides.   Grin
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« Reply #52 on: February 25, 2005 05:34:16 AM »

wow. that is awesome.  the colors went in such an unusual direction!
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« Reply #53 on: February 26, 2005 01:24:41 PM »

Okay, I feel dumb. Very dumb.

I'm starting Clapotis.  Row 1, I get.

Row 2... I have two stitches on my needle.  Row 2 wants me to play with 3, if I'm reading it correctly.  There's no instruction to m1, so I am VERY confused.  Any insight?
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« Reply #54 on: February 26, 2005 01:51:56 PM »

theunblonde: pfb means purl in the front and back of the stitch, so there is an increase. At the end of Row 1 you should have 3 stitches on the needle. Here's a how-to if you need one:
http://www.stitchguide.com/stitches/knitting/stitch_pages/kn_increase.html

xntrick: that turned out amazing with the colors!

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« Reply #55 on: February 26, 2005 04:02:33 PM »

Thanks, lizzaboogle and Horse Power!  It made its public debut this morning, with my maroon T-shirt and similarly colorful Booga Bag.  I've never felt so color coordinated in my life, and you'd think it'd be challenging to coordinate with those particular Clapotis colors! Grin
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« Reply #56 on: February 26, 2005 06:41:37 PM »

awwww YEAH!!!!!!
i finally got the drop !!!!!!!!!
so excited to finish this scarf now!!!
using the recommended  lornas hand dye yarn and it is AWESOME
wahooooooo!!!!!
pics soon, i promise Wink
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« Reply #57 on: February 27, 2005 04:32:26 PM »

3 times i've re-started this thing! whhhyyy is it kicking my bum?! i think it's the repeating of the k1,ktb,k3 that's killing me. oh well, going to try again Cheesy
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« Reply #58 on: February 28, 2005 03:48:12 AM »

tucanchild--

Just remember that you ktbl one stitch before the marker and two stitches after.  That helped me a lot--it was driving me nuts before I figured that one out!   Smiley
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« Reply #59 on: February 28, 2005 11:47:10 AM »

I think knitting is bringing out my OCD tendencies.  Yesterday I decided that the half-clap was exactly the wrong width.

Too wide for a scarf, to skinny for a shawl.

So, I frogged it and am now a foot into a "skinny clap" scarf.  Will post soon.
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