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« on: August 28, 2005 01:44:58 PM »

I made this in a couple of hours for my grandmother's birthday.  The only reason it took that long was the sewing part--I was at the beach and so had to hand stitch the lining.  I remembered her birthday while I was on vacation, so this was very thrown together using whatever I could find on short notice.  I think it turned out pretty well, all things considered.  The black loop for the button is sort of icky, but I figured it would be easier for her to see than one made of the same yarn I knit with.





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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2005 04:48:48 PM »

Very nice...useful too! 

What yarn did you use?
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« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2005 07:05:33 PM »

Hey, that's cute, and the lining adds a nice touch.
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« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2005 09:29:06 PM »

gotta love those colors!
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« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2005 05:47:50 AM »

Thanks for the kind words.  I wish I knew what kind of yarn it was.  I bought it at a little knitting store at the beach and it was not labelled.  It was a twist of some variegated thick-n-thin yarn with metallic thread and a wispy, thin mohair.  I wish I had gotten more to make something for myself.  The lining I added after someone pointed out that the side arms on the glasses would probably get stuck in the knit stitches and pull on them.
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