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« on: December 14, 2011 05:00:05 PM »

Ok, this is quite a tale...

I was looking into angeling for someone, and while I was waiting on the organizer to get back to me (someone else got the job, bummer), I started looking at what I could craft.  On the young lady's pinterest was a pic of this scarf and she LOOOOOVED it!  Well, looking at it, I realized that several kids at my house would love it too, and one of them is NOTORIOUSLY tough to shop for.

Sooo... I followed the pinterest links and found this pattern on ravelry

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/justice-league-scarf

I'm a novice knitter at best, so I was intimidated, to say the least.  But I checked out some video tutorials on youtube, scrounged up some yarn and went to town.  I made a LOT of mistakes, especially on the Green Lantern panel 'cause it was my first one (thankfully, my son is pretty forgiving).

It's knitted in Fair Isle, and I adjusted the pattern somewhat so that when the scarf is around his neck, the logos on the ends will be right side up.  I also widened the scarf somewhat, thinking it would be too narrow for his taste otherwise, and I think if I were to do this again (I have another son clamoring for one as well), I would just stick with the width on the original pattern.



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« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2011 05:29:39 PM »

That's awesome!  Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2011 05:47:13 PM »

Totally cool!  My son would love something like that also.
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« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2011 06:28:34 PM »

You did an awesome job for your first piece!! Wink I know your son will love it, because you made it with love!
I've been wanting to make my boyfriend a scarf for Xmas, and this would be perfect!! Cheesy
I'm not even a novice, but if you were able to do this good of a job, well then maybe I'll be able to do one too. Undecided
Thanks for the inspiration!
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« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2011 06:36:49 PM »

WOW what a great job, I just "rocked" the "this rocks" button!

I bookmarked this pattern off of ravelry too and now I believe you have inspired me to finally cast on for it.

I APPLAUD YOU!
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« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2011 05:20:12 AM »

Thank you for your kind compliments!  As far as i know, that's my first "this rocks"! I feel like I've joined an elite club!  Wink  I hope my son likes it as much as you all do!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2011 07:39:18 AM »

That is about 17 different kinds of awesome. Your son is going to love it!
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« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2011 12:32:02 PM »

My husband would bust a gasket if I made this for him.  Bookmarked!  Great job!
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« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2012 09:45:55 AM »

Great job.
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« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2012 07:00:52 PM »

Oh my, I can think of quite a few people who would love this!
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« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2012 02:10:21 PM »

*OMG SQUEE* I want 20! Thanks for sharing this!
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« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2012 07:25:53 PM »

Wow!! I got a "squee!"   Grin  Made my day, thanks!
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« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2012 10:46:01 AM »

WOW! I just looked up this pattern and then thought.... no chance could I do that! You did an awesome job!!
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« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2012 10:45:14 PM »

a novice?great job! i love guessing who they are all supposed to be Wink
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« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2012 12:10:38 PM »

Awesome!
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« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2012 05:13:35 PM »

I love this. I think I have to learn to knit now.
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« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2012 12:31:51 PM »

This scarf is awesome! I need to make this for my brother. Now I just have to figure out how to do more than one color knitting.
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« Reply #17 on: March 12, 2012 03:38:03 PM »

This scarf is awesome! I need to make this for my brother. Now I just have to figure out how to do more than one color knitting.
The pattern itself lists the techniques that are suitable.  I went online to learn about them, and decided that Fair Isle was going to be the easiest for me, and would take less yarn than double knit.  I'd never done it before, so it was a learning experience, which made it that much more fun!  I'll be doing more of these for Christmas this year, for SURE!!  Wink
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« Reply #18 on: July 30, 2014 10:45:50 AM »

This project has been pinned to Craftster's Superhero Crafts pinboard!
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« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2014 11:14:14 AM »

Wow, thanks!   Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: October 31, 2014 06:32:09 AM »

WOW!!! i am in love with ur scarf! amazing work!
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« Reply #21 on: October 31, 2014 07:23:56 AM »

Thank you!!  Grin
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« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2014 03:20:24 PM »

Great job!  This rocks.  I need a family set of scarves lol
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« Reply #23 on: November 09, 2014 06:28:16 PM »

Thanks!  Smiley
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« Reply #24 on: November 26, 2014 10:11:24 AM »

OMG, this is just too much fun! Great job!
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« Reply #25 on: November 26, 2014 11:05:36 AM »

Thanks, Racky!  Cheesy
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