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brookelynne
« on: November 13, 2008 07:29:50 AM »

I decided it was about time I made something that I could actually put on my body that might look sorta nice. So I cracked open one of my pattern books and tackled a pretty simple shrug.  I can't decide whether I should leave it a vest, or add me some sleeves, but for now I'm going to call it finished except for the ends. 
I left them on for dramatic effect in my photos >.>

This is the only good picture I could catch of it, the back is really nice, I just can't get my phone to reach around and snap a good shot.  If later I decide to stick some sleeves on it I might get someone else to take some pictures for me.
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« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2008 07:50:24 AM »

Very pretty! I love the color. *smiles*
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hawtmamah
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2008 02:23:12 PM »

sweet! great job. did you follow a pattern or make it up as you went? i'd love to make soemthing like that for myself!
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« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2008 05:52:49 PM »

That's nice I like the color. I also like the color of your hair in your avatar pic.
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« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2008 08:28:08 AM »

I did follow a pattern, but it was really easy, it's basically a square with the ends sewn together.  The pattern was in Positively Crochet, it's got tons of good ones, this is the first one I've tried though.  The yarn was pretty cheap too, it was caron's simply soft eco, great yarn, it had little white fuzzies on it that you have to pull off though. 
And I miss that color of my hair so much, lol. It faded so fast though.
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