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Topic: Mermaid Tam and Lace Ribbon Scarf  (Read 2412 times)
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speakeasy
« on: June 22, 2010 01:06:32 AM »

I made both of these a while ago and thought I posted them, but apparently I forgot to.

I found this warm-gold colored yarn on sale and knew it had to be made into a scarf; it was such a soft bamboo yarn. Unfortunately I did not know at the time how heavy bamboo yarns can be. My scarf tends to stretch itself out  Embarrassed , but I still love it.

The pattern is Knitty's Lace Ribbon Scarf.



And here is how_german's mermaid tam. I love this hat and really want a bunch in different colors. I believe the yarn was Knit pick's wool of the andes.



Thanks for looking!
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elariane
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2010 01:42:35 AM »

that scarf is wonderful, good work! Where did you find the pattern, i would love to have a go at this?
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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2010 03:26:27 AM »

Oh wow, that scarf is so lovely! That's a really unique pattern, and the yarn is so beautiful too. I bet you can't wait for autumn now! I would wear that every day!  Smiley
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speakeasy
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2010 04:53:03 AM »

Thanks guys! 

elariane, you can find the pattern here : http://knitty.com/ISSUEspring08/PATTlaceribbon.html
It is such a great pattern. I really want to make another one Cheesy
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elariane
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2010 06:23:57 AM »

Thanks so much!! I cant wait to give it a go Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2010 09:58:10 AM »

They're both excellent.
The scarf is beautiful, and the color is really nice too.
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« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2010 07:40:34 PM »

They are both great. I especially love the scarf. The nice bright color is smile inducing. I really like bamboo yarn and think it makes really nice scarves - even if they are a bit heavy. It's also SO nice to knit with.
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2010 08:33:34 AM »

I love the hat!  What pattern did you use? Is it on Ravely? My sister has been bugging me to make her a floppy hat and that one looks perfect.
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« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2010 10:41:40 AM »

bebedechocolate-> how_german posted it both on craftster and ravelry. I think that the ravelry page will direct you to the craftster post for the pattern. The pattern is called Mermaid Slouchy Tam. I really recommend this pattern! I had a hard time choosing my color scheme cause there was so many colors I wanted to do it in  Wink I am definitely going to have to make another one.

Here is the craftster post: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=233059.0

And here is the ravelry page: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mermaid-slouchy-tam
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« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2010 05:11:14 PM »

On can never have too many scarves.  This one is great.  I love the color but I know what you mean about bamboo yarn.  I may have to try this pattern out myself.
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