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« on: October 09, 2005 12:57:59 PM »

Before I went away for the weekend, I saw Skullseamstress's fantastic Goth Stripey Sleeves http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=51616.0 and was inspired by the shape of it.

Not having the patience to do something with so much crochet (!) I came up with my own version:







The front


The back


The sleeves end in a point with a loop round my middle finger:




It took me about 5 hours total to do, most of which was on trains going from Manchester to Birmingham & back.  It's all done in treble and chain, with about 1 & a half balls (<75g) of Sirdar Snowflake in Dark Heather, which I picked up for 55p a ball.  The colour is actually a lot more lilac than it cam eout in the photos.

My mum has given me 3 balls of Sirdar Snowflake fashion in variegated pink, so I'm going to do one for my sister, but without the finger loops.
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« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2005 01:36:39 PM »

oooh, i like the finger loops! that yarn looks soo snuggly.  i like how it looks web-like.
and i love your avatar pic, by the way, lol
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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2005 12:35:42 AM »

I really like the shape of that- I made a shrug myself this weekend but like you did a more 'open' pattern cos I didn't have the patience to sc it all (plus I wanted it finished for the weekend).
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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2005 11:15:07 PM »

subtle way of giving us the finger Purple Chick! Wink
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