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Topic: A pencil scarf for Lana.........A sharp pencil = A sharp mind!  (Read 7370 times)
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« on: September 14, 2009 07:04:56 AM »

Hehe, I know that winter is a while away, but this scarf was inspired by my daughter Lana going to Kindergarten.  *happy dance*  I wanted something fun to mark the event so I decided to put my own spin on the pencil scarf.  This was knit in the round using dpns. 

Those of you who know me know that I have very limited knitting skills so this project was perfect for me. Some advantages to doing it in the round are that is structured and extra warm and quick to knit up.  I've been having a blast making them for friends and family. Smiley  I ended up making 3 sizes for a custom fit. 

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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2009 07:09:51 AM »

That is a very clever idea, not to mention adorable. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2009 07:25:37 AM »

those are so cute~!!!
I love the idea!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2009 08:13:38 AM »

These are amazing! You are very talented! How long did they take you to complete?
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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2009 08:14:55 AM »

Oh my gosh, these are amazing...did you write down your pattern?  These would make perfect Christmas gifts!
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« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2009 09:10:45 AM »

these are awesome Cheesy i love them, i'd wear it for sure!
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« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2009 09:59:11 AM »

You're scarves and daughter are adorable! I love the little ridges on the metal part of the pencil. Nice detail! I agree with sparrowowl about Christmas gifts, if you feel like sharing a pattern.  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2009 10:54:45 AM »

Thanks for all the kind comments!!   

DizzerSpinninRound, it took me about 8 hours to make one.  LOL.  I'm probably the world's slowest knitter.

sparrowowl and gizzybird, I did write a pattern...I don't think I can say more. Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2009 05:41:10 PM »

OMG! I love these, I'm going to have to make one for myself.
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« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2009 10:56:00 AM »

Ha ha! That's a great idea and so well carried off, well done!!
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