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aris_raver
« on: March 08, 2010 10:31:55 AM »

Used t-shirt yarn and followed the 8 strand braid tute on instructables for the collar. Resized and added darts. I'm an impulsive crafter so I'm always super happy when it works!

http://www.instructables.com/id/Braiding_eight_cords_into_a_flat_braid/



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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2010 10:45:24 AM »

That's awesome. You did a really really great job with the braiding! I think I'm going to have to try this...
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2010 08:55:07 PM »

This looks great! How long were your strands to get the right length for your collar? Thanks for the linky too - awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2010 10:35:30 PM »

This looks great! How long were your strands to get the right length for your collar? Thanks for the linky too - awesome!

I measured the front of the collar which was like 18 inches so i multiplied by two to get the strand length. I then doubled that for a string length since you fold a piece in half for 2 strands. I just guessed with 60 inches and I didn't braid to the end, I also ended up cutting off a good 10 inches in the end.
Best to start with long strands but hold the piece up to whatever it is to check length as you go.
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« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2010 07:07:26 AM »

Great job!
And Im glad there are a few other "impulsive" craftsters out there, I always get the impression that everyone but me knows exactly where they are going before they even start. Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2010 07:22:28 PM »

I'm an ARGO!
The shirt sits very nice. I love the braiding.
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« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2010 07:56:37 PM »

Ooooh, I always love a little kumihimo!
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JStew89
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2010 08:33:10 PM »

The braiding looks awesome for something so complex! Nice job Cheesy
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