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« on: December 07, 2011 04:48:48 PM »

I was window shopping online the other day for gift ideas and came across a scarf at ModCloth for $49.99... which I thought was a bit expensive. After taking a second glance, I figured I could easily make one for a fraction of the cost to send to my bestie in Chicago.

Here's the original at ModCloth that I based the design off of: http://www.modcloth.com/shop/scarves/oh-what-a-scarf

It took me about 3 hours to finish the whole project... The flower turned out a bit smaller than I wanted... I should've added another round of petals but I've never crocheted a flower before so it was a learning experience... The flower, just like the one at ModCloth, is a detachable barrette so it can be taken off or worn in the hair. I might even make a set of flowers for her to change the color of it once in a while or wear a couple on it at a time since they turned out smaller.

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Let me know what you think! Smiley I need to hurry up and mail it before I decide to keep it for myself (although nothing's stopping me from making another!)...
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« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2011 04:56:54 PM »

I like yours way better  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2011 05:23:35 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2011 05:32:35 PM »

I was window shopping online the other day for gift ideas and came across a scarf at ModCloth for $49.99... which I thought was a bit expensive. After taking a second glance, I figured I could easily make one

You scarf is awesome!!!  Very nice work & congrats on recreating a gorgeous piece  Cheesy  I have to ask....  Have people gone crazy???  I can't believe anyone would actually pay $50 for some chains & a crochet flower~!!!  Good for you for figuring it out and sharing your talent with a friend  Smiley  You should definetly make one for yourself!
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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2011 05:41:46 PM »

SO pretty! I like the colors in your version a lot better! Definitely make one for yourself  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2011 01:20:06 AM »

I pinned your scarf... Love it Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2011 08:35:28 AM »

I love your scarf too, it came out great!
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« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2011 10:48:53 AM »

 I have to ask....  Have people gone crazy???  I can't believe anyone would actually pay $50 for some chains & a crochet flower~!!!  

You're completely right. It was so simple to make. It's just a single crochet in ten multiple strands or I suppose it could just be one very long strand of single crochet and then gathered into ten strands. I tried to just follow a pattern on the flower and leaves.  I love the way it turned out in these colors too.


Thanks everyone for the encouragement!!! I was showing it off at work and I have an employee who wants me to make one for his fiance, my boss wants a couple for her mom and sister, and all of my other friends are jealous and wish it was for them!
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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2011 04:42:23 PM »

What a great scarf!! Even cooler since you saved $50 and now your friend will have an awesome hand-made gift.  Thanks for sharing
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« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2011 05:28:21 PM »

Awesome as can be!
Your bestie will remain your bestie Cheesy i predict!
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