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« on: September 22, 2003 08:19:41 AM »

I've started making lotsa stuff for the upcoming holidays. One really easy, cheap item I've made is this fuzzy, boa scarf:

It's not a great pic, but it's basically a very long, ultra-fuzzy scarf. The great thing is that it's so inexpensive and quick (took me about 2 one-hour sittings) to make.
Here's what I used:
yarn: Splash brand ($10)
needles: #17
Here's how I made it:
I casted on 10 stitches and just did garter stitch (knit every row) until I got to the length I wanted. It's a little tough to get used to the gigantic needles and the weird yarn, but it's so fast! I even had quite a bit of leftover that I think I'm going to use as cuff yarn for some mittens.
For you Boston-types: I got the yarn at Woolcott in Harvard Square. They used to have a more expensive yarn similar to this, but check out the stock towards the back of the store.

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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2003 10:29:16 AM »

fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!!! Shocked

« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2003 11:10:14 AM »

that scarf in beautiful!  wolcott's eh?  i'll have to head over on my lunch break...

cast on only ten stitches?  i wonder how it would look with a pattern stitch?

thanks much!!

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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2003 01:12:52 PM »

I think the yarn's so scary that you might not be able to see any other stitches! You can barely tell that it's knit--it's really crazy!


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« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2003 02:26:46 PM »

Wow!  That's so glamourous looking, no one would believe it's a $10 project!  That is such a great gift.

I've been in love with Lion Brand Fun Fur lately -- it's a little weird to work with but if you one strand of it with a strand of normal yarn (like a worsted weight) it comes out really fun.

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« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2003 02:55:28 PM »

I used some of that fun fur yarn on a pair of felted clogs I knitted up. I was afraid that the yarn wouldn't react well to being paired up with a wool and then felted, but they look great!
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« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2003 06:02:36 PM »

Oohhh that scarf looks so comfy  Shocked
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« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2003 01:16:08 PM »

oh wow! I'll never buy yarn for $10 but if I find it for less, I'll definatly try this!
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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2003 04:28:08 PM »

Lots of boston peeps on here I've noticed. I made a scarf much like this from Splash I found in the bargain bin at woolcotts, mine is lime green and teal, and is going to one of my newly acquired younger cousins Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2004 07:50:07 PM »

That Scarf is FAB!! I must get my mom to show me how to knit Smiley Anyways, kudos on the great scarf Smiley You go girl  Wink
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