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« on: November 14, 2011 09:24:01 AM »

i've been tinkering with Tunisian crochet lately, my version of baby steps into the world of knitting (which is scary for a crochetin girl like myself!).  after several small (scrapped) practice projects, i set out to make a shawl/wrap for my lovely friend Emma who is expecting in january.  here's my result and i am so proud of it!



it is loosely based on a pattern from the book Tunisian Crochet, i pretty much just used it as a guideline for increasing and decreasing, and made it with a much different yarn than the pattern called for.  it is made using Sensations Angel Hair, which is pretty much the softest yarn i've ever felt in my life!!!



i used Tunisian Simple Stitch and a size N afghan hook, i love the look of it and creates a really nice, dense fabric.  i can't wait to try more wearables using this stitch!



thanks for looking!   Grin
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« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2011 09:44:58 AM »

Oh wow! It looks so cozy. The color is beautiful.

I'm a knitter who is afraid to crochet Smiley. I think if you can do this, you can do any knitting project!
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« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2011 09:50:55 AM »

thanks Lime!  i bought a bundle of knitting needles at a thrift shop recently, i'm thinking i'm gonna give it a shot! Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2011 10:01:56 AM »

thanks Lime!  i bought a bundle of knitting needles at a thrift shop recently, i'm thinking i'm gonna give it a shot! Smiley

That's great!! Good luck. I can't wait to see your projects cropping up in the knitting board Smiley.

Be sure to check out youtube. There are loads of great video tutorials!
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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2011 11:22:45 AM »

Just the right thing for your friend to cuddle inside with her new baby. I love the look your stitches, great baby blanket/mummy wrap you made.
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« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2011 03:06:14 PM »

How many skeins did it take to make it? I love the color, and the yarn is so soft
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« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2011 03:54:34 PM »

Lime-i'm all over it! Smiley

Ruby-thanks!  

kelli-i used nearly six skeins of Angel Hair, which comes in skeins that are 120 yds long, thank goodness for joann's coupons which really helped keep the total price down!
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« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2012 11:13:11 AM »

Beautiful choice of color and yarn! I have that same book and am working on my second Frosted Stitch Afghan.
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