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« on: July 10, 2011 09:29:09 AM »

Hey all... been working on this project for just under 2 months and finally finished it up last Thursday! Woot! This thing is monstrous! But... um... we'll let the pictures speak for themselves ^_^


The unassuming scarf basking in its own glory... or is it? Could it just be waiting for some poor unsuspecting victim to claim?


Nooooooo! It's taken my son and nearly swallowed him whole!

So, of course I had to take matters in my own hands and save my son from the monstrous-sized scarf!

But my plans went awry and it got me, too!

Soon a friend came to help! But... it didn't seem like he was able to help too much for he soon got tangled in it's tentacles, too!

But he finally tamed the beast and knocked it into submission.

The scarf liked him so much, it followed him home. Phew! No more having to contend with the infamous Dr. Who scarf ^_^

Stats:
Yarn: 7 skeins of I Love This Yarn brand in 7 colors
Needles: size 8 (5.0mm)
Finished size: 10'10" (including fringe) and 12" wide- I was so happy that this came out to the correct size!
Number of stitches: 57,365; 1043 rows (includes bind-off row) x 55 stitches
Time: Just under 2 months; approximately 3-5 hours/night - This was approximately: The entire series of Scrubs, Lie to Me, Season 2 of Glee, Season 5 of Dr. Who, a couple of random movies, half of 10 Things I Hate About You (tv show), Season 1 of Numb3rs, and some other shows that I know I watched during this endeavor!

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2011 11:01:14 AM »

Oh wow. That is such an amazing scarf and the colours look pretty accurate too. Tom Baker is the doctor I grew up with so he has a special place in my heart.
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« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2011 12:39:27 PM »

2 months is superfast for this scarf!
When I made mine it took much longer, I think the garter stitch put me to sleep a few times.

You did a fantastic job! Well done Grin
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2011 11:41:02 AM »

Nice work! So, how many ounces do those 7 skeins add up to? I am thinking of using up some leftovers for a scarf.
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« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2011 06:39:09 PM »

just had to pipe in...Love the scarf, colors, and the way it turned out...=]
Great work!
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« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2011 08:16:18 PM »

It looks amazing!
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« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2011 02:17:33 PM »

That is some SERIOUS dedication!! Your hard work was worth it. Great job.
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« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2011 10:51:29 PM »

You did that in 2 MONTHS?!  Shocked I'm in awe.
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« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2011 05:14:28 AM »

It's awesome!
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« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2011 04:31:03 PM »

I love how you told time through TV shows, because I do that too
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