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« on: April 10, 2012 11:56:17 AM »

A coworker of mine has been really great - she gives me a ride when we close the store together, and she was a sympathetic ear and had some great advice when I was having problems with one of the managers.

After some super secret intel, I ended up making her this wrap:


It's Lion Brand Homespun in the colour "Tudor".  A simple pattern, that basically went in rows of: sc, dc, sc, broomstick lace (groups of 3).


I thought the yarn would obscure the broomstick lace, but it turns out that when you wear it, it all stretches out and shows it off nicely. ^_^

I hope she likes it!
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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2012 12:11:11 PM »

That's really pretty.  I love the colours of the yarn you chose, it looks all delicate and pretty, which goes with the pattern.  I bet your co-worker loves it.
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« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2012 12:16:06 PM »

You make such lovely things out of homespun...the colors are very soft and lovely...and what a lovely way to showcase crochet stitches for your co-worker...
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« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2012 01:24:20 PM »

Those colors are so soft and remind me of Spring.  Beautiful.
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« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2012 04:53:26 PM »

That's a beautiful wrap and such a thoughtful gift. Tudor is my favorite of the homespun. Grin
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« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2012 09:43:08 AM »

beautiful work.  it looks so soft.
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