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Topic: Heartbreak Shrug and other Lost Knits--FOUND 12/22/12  (Read 3243 times)
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« on: December 21, 2012 06:24:40 PM »

THE PACKAGE WAS FOUND!!


I was in a recent swap with a very special person so I wanted to bring out my A-game and challenge myself to make things I rarely make: a lace shrug, a pair of leg warmers, and a pair of fingerless mitts...

Unfortunately, the package is lost, hence the title of this post...Sad...
 
But, I do have my pictures and I did learn a lot...so not all was lost!

Front of lace shrug, modeled by one of my co-workers, who wanted to keep it:


Back of lace shrug:


Fingerless mitts done in a seed stitch pattern:


Leg warmers with skull buttons:




Thank goodness that there are so many craftsters willing to angel because I just could not remake these items any time soon! Cheesy

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2012 06:30:27 PM »

Oh no!  Sad  I'm so sorry the package is lost. Hopefully it shows up!

The shrug is gorgeous, as are the fingerless mitts and the legwarmers!
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« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2012 06:51:57 PM »

Oh, that is heartbreaking! What a wonderful package!
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« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2012 08:22:34 PM »

Everything is so wonderful. What an absolute shame that the package was lost Sad. I hope the post-office gods shine on your partner and eventually deliver these beautiful items. Maybe when the holidays settle down??

The lace shrug looks great on the model. It's such a pretty color. The buttons on the leg warmers ROCK! Are they done in stockinette stitch?
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« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2012 10:21:02 PM »

Oh everything is beautiful! I'm sorry your swap partner didn't end up getting them, but I'm glad you posted so everyone could see what great work you do!
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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2012 07:05:37 AM »

What a shame, those are just gorgeous!  I'm glad you had photos so you could share them with us. 
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« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2012 08:52:07 AM »

OH MY GOSH!!!  The package arrived today after over a month, even sent priority international!!!!

I will have to edit my post!  Thanks --I bet your happy thoughts helped out!

YAY!!!!
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« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2012 09:43:06 AM »

Yay!  It's a happy holiday after all!
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« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2012 11:01:20 AM »

YAY!!
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« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2012 02:23:51 PM »

Woohoo! I'm so glad this beautiful package wasn't lost!
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« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2012 04:10:19 PM »

Well, I got some more yarn to remake the shrug.  Now I can make it for my kind co-worker and model! Cheesy
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What pretty items! Glad the package was found Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2012 08:42:39 PM »

Yay, I'm so glad it was found!

That shrug is so pretty! It needs to be worn, not lost.
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