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Topic: Imladris Finglerless Gloves (Cable Crochet)  (Read 3942 times)
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pixelatedmushroom
« on: January 02, 2010 12:16:51 AM »

Hello,

I recently learnt how to do cable crochet - it's really opened my eyes about other things that can be done with crochet.


I thought the technique would be perfect for creating some lord of the rings themed gloves. So these are the first pair I created, based on Imladris / Rivendell.

The pattern is designed to be reminiscent of the architecture of Elronds house and gardens (while being simple enough to be written up as a pattern), with a twisting cable of front-post-treble-crochet (FPtc) in between two vertical lines of front-post-double-crochet (FPdc), worked on a backing of half-double-crochet (hdc).


I intend to create another few designs based on Rohan, Lorien and Gondor Smiley
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phantasmafreud
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2010 12:47:09 AM »

I like your idea of Lord of the Rings reminiscent crochet! Those are pretty gloves, and I'm looking forward to your Rohan themed crochet!  Grin
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pixelatedmushroom
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2010 02:37:31 AM »

thanks Smiley
I reckon i'll make the Rohan ones more complicated, with something horse-ish if possible
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Le Mieux
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2010 05:06:09 AM »

these are beautiful. i love the colours you picked, they go really well with the theme. i too cant wait to see the other themes! great cables too - i only know how to do 'fake' cables with crochet....seeing pieces like these really makes me want to increase my knowledge  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2010 09:23:38 AM »

I can't wait to see what else you come up with. I love Lord of the Rings and you do very nice work.  Smiley

Becky
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pixelatedmushroom
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2010 06:59:27 PM »

  i only know how to do 'fake' cables with crochet....

thanks Smiley i'm wondering what the difference between 'fake' and real cables is? is it more just like a raised stitch?
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