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« on: February 21, 2010 11:20:37 PM »

Hello... Smiley This is my first topic! I've been crocheting for a couple of months now but didn't really think anything was worth posting. I've made a bunch of hats for my friends and family and a few amigurumi. Here's a scarf I made today. It's pretty simple and I just made it up while I was crocheting. It's super soft and cozy. Smiley I'm also starting to spin & dye yarn... The merino wool was dyed while it was roving and then I spun it. I always wondered, though, if there's a difference between dying the roving vs. dying the yarn after it's been spun?







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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2010 11:41:46 PM »

The colors with the buttons are so well together.
Great job!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2010 11:43:34 PM »

I am a handmade scarf junkie, and I love that!
The colors are gorgeous together.
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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2010 12:36:24 AM »

Another scarf junkie here - love it Smiley Great use of colors and the handspun yarn + wooden buttons go great together.
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« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2010 01:03:15 AM »

This is super, I love those colors. The wooden buttons are a perfect choice, too Cheesy

As for dyeing, if you dye the roving before it's spun you get a different color pattern than when you dye the yarn later. Worth experimenting with for sure Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2010 01:08:24 AM »

Its beautiful.  I love the colors and I'm a sucker for buttons Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2010 03:34:30 AM »

Gorgeous!  I love the texture of the yarn and the buttons are perfect.
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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2010 04:13:47 AM »

I love the colours and the bobbly texture of it! Lovely!
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« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2010 04:22:33 AM »

Great scarf, gorgeous colourway and photography.

Can't wait to see more of your work.
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« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2010 01:17:56 PM »

Your scarf is so beautifully organic! Wish I had one!

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