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« on: December 16, 2005 03:16:07 AM »

Just fininished this for my little bro for Xmas.

It was inspired by a novelty plaster ("plaster"=bandaid to non-Brits...) and that police tape scarf that was in Magnits a few months ago.



I used patons gold DK on 4.5mm. The tension's a little bit loose but I couldn't be bothered changing my chart when I realised it would be too small on 3.5mm's (getting the proportions right was everything with this project).

Its a bit short as a scarf for my tastes but it's backed with fleece which makes it super-warm so you don't need to double it round your neck and goes once-round quite neatly. Also, because its backed with fleece you can wear it with the plain black showing (rather than just busting the whole "my sister knitted me a novelty intarsia thing for xmas" look...)

I'm about to post some more xmas FOs to my LiveJournal.
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2005 03:20:19 AM »

That is truly fantastic Cheesy

Well done, it looks great!
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2005 03:21:06 AM »

AH! that is great!!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2005 04:03:42 AM »

That looks very cool , any chance of brightening your pic though as you can't really make out the wording on the crayon .

Looks amazing   
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2005 04:50:12 AM »

I did think it was a tad dark and I would brighten if I could. But I can't. My computer/ photo systems are a bit poo as present.

I can see it fine on my moniter though (though on my laptop I had to tilt the screen a tad). Maybe if you brighten your settings?
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« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2005 04:57:34 AM »




here you go Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2005 05:01:50 AM »

wow i meant change your screen settings, not post it, THANKS for sharing!!
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« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2005 08:44:37 AM »

wow, that is so great, i love it! i may have to steal this idea and add it to my long list of projects.... Roll Eyes
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« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2005 09:06:39 AM »

oh good grief, that is amazing!!!  i want one!
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« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2005 09:45:23 AM »

that is so... so... accurate!!
great job!
(insert jealousy here)

well. at least i know what i'm going to knit after christmas is over.
*imagines a closet filled with different coloured crayon scarves*
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