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susieoregon
« on: May 19, 2009 07:19:53 AM »

I just finished 2 sets of the skull holders.  I really liked how they turned out:



I made the blue and green ones as a housewarming present for my friend and the pink and yellow as part of my sister-in-laws birthday present.





I used sugar and cream 100% cotton yarn for both of them.  Thanks for looking!!
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« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2009 07:42:03 AM »

YOurs turned out sooo good!  How did you manage to make them look so good when you switched colors.  I tried carrying the color as I crocheted, but, you can see the 'carrying color' plain as day.
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« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2009 08:12:12 AM »

Great job, the color changes are so smooth and I love how you made them reverse colors so they match but look different.  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2009 08:16:53 AM »

YOurs turned out sooo good!  How did you manage to make them look so good when you switched colors.  I tried carrying the color as I crocheted, but, you can see the 'carrying color' plain as day.

You can see the "carrying color" on mine as well.  It helps to pull your yarn tight right after you switch colors and keep your stitching pretty tight as you go along.  Not too tight though because then it's just a hassle to work with.  This was the first time I had ever used 2 colors at the same time and it was a little difficult at first, but once I figured out the tension it got a lot better and I just flipped that potholder over and took a picture of the good side   Wink  That's my real secret!!
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« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2009 08:17:25 AM »

You're getting so good at making these!  They look fab!
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« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2009 08:49:26 AM »

been thinking about giving these a go. I have yet to do anything with two colours like this. I think you've inspired me now. Yours look super cool.
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« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2009 10:09:12 AM »

I keep thinking about trying these.  I love the blue and green ones!  You've done an amazing job. 
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« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2009 08:40:35 PM »

Wow I like those. I have to get me some cotton yarn in some goth colors and make some of these for myself, they are awesome.
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« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2011 05:58:22 AM »

I made one too! I made it different colours on either side to make it double thick to protect my sister's fancy wooden table.




(Sorry for the large pictures, I haven't yet figured out how to post them smaller here)
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« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2011 12:32:43 PM »

Wow!  Those look really great!
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