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Topic: Flora Neckwarmer...Just in time for Christmas  (Read 2122 times)
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To Knit or not to Knit...Is that a Question?


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« on: December 25, 2005 04:24:21 AM »


I just finished the Flora pattern from knitty.com just in time for my friend's christmas present  Grin.  We exchanged gifts on Christmas Eve so technically i was a little early even.  You can see her here modeling the finished product.  Although it was a fairly fast knit, it was still interesting, especially the twisted i-cord, and challenging to get done in time.  Take a look and tell me what you think Wink.

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« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2005 04:36:09 AM »

oh my, i like it so much that i want one!  your friend will surely love it.
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« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2005 04:45:30 AM »

You did a great job, and your friend looks really happy with it. I love the colors you chose, you can wear that with all sorts of things.
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« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2005 04:53:36 AM »

It turned out very nicely.  So elegant and dressy.   What a lucky friend.
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« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2005 07:43:46 AM »

Loverly!!!!!

What yarn did you use? The white seems to have a sparkly to it - or maybe it is just it's pristine beauty.  Also did you make yours longer?
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« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2005 09:32:02 AM »

Nice! The contrasting flower looks really good, and I like the button you chose.
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« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2005 10:21:15 AM »

that's really pretty! i love your hat in your avatar too!
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« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2005 10:25:12 AM »

Thanks all for the great comments.  The yarn used was Kyoto by Artfibers in San Francisco (awesome store  Wink) and a random blue yarn called Filandia that I bought at a Yarn Lady Bag Sale in June.

The hat was a gift from another crafty friend.  It was a modification of a Jimmy Bean pattern.  I dolled it up a bit with the pin instead of the bow and tried to act the era for the pic.  Have to say it is probably one of my best pics.
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« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2005 12:17:34 PM »

Ooooooh, so pretty! Very refined-looking.
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« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2005 08:20:32 PM »

simple, beautiful. . . I love it!  I thought of making this for my mother-in-law for Christmas, but wasn't too sure, because the picture with the pattern looked too bulky. . . but seeing this, I'm inspired. . . love the hat and the era attitude too!!
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