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julietalpha
« on: July 01, 2009 02:08:09 AM »

My brother and his partner are heading to England for a year so I figured they'd need some winter woolies.  I decided I might as well get my act together and knit them something they can also wear this winter, before they go.  I ended up with two very similar scarves based on the famous Fourteen, by Yarnballboogie.

Hers is a simple brioche rib with purple and mauve yarn.  I added the decorative button holes that I found ... somewhere.



His is knit sideways in a grey-blue yarn.  It's a simple garter stitch pattern.



Nothing revolutionary but I'm really happy with both of them.  I posted them today and hope they like them.

Any thoughts?
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« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2009 02:16:57 AM »

I like both of them, and I'm sure they will both be very thankful when that cold weather comes.

I really like the mauve one- it has a very feminine feel to it (which is something I hope you were going for)!
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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2009 04:06:59 PM »

I'm loving all these super-slick un-scarves I'm seeing around here lately.  Very chic, and good button choice.
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« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2009 01:34:59 AM »

Thanks guys.  Sorry about the crap photos.

BlairsBear, I have to admit they were some of the cheapest buttons I could find in that size.  I was amazed by the prices!  I looked at a couple of styles that weren't that inspiring and they were $4-5 per button!  I was pretty happy with the ones I found though.  You can't see it in the picture but they're kind of sparkly.
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