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« on: January 06, 2006 01:23:37 PM »


I made this for my husband.  It was kinda hard finding the right shade of red and green, it could stand being a little dingier shade, but it's okay.   But, I'm never doing stripes again.  I tried running the color I wasn't using up along one side, but that was annoying.  So I ended up just changing colors at the end of a stripe.  Then I had to weave in all those ends.  Nope, never again.  lol.  Wink   Well, maybe.

The sides are a little wavy because I used Simply Soft for the red and the green is that Supersaver yarn.  I wish we could've found a green in the simply soft because the supersaver was icky to work with, and probably isn't as comfortable.  It's a little stiff too because the yarns not all that great, but hey...Mikey likes it.    Lips sealed  Sorry, I shouldn't have done that.  lol.

   I'll have to make Jeremy another one that doesn't just end up as a decoration in his room.  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2006 01:45:21 PM »

what size needles did you use?  It looks great!

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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2006 01:49:00 PM »

If you want it to be a bit dingier, you can try dyeing it with coffee (might not work with some yarns though), but frankly, I think it looks epic as it is.
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2006 01:58:15 PM »

OH excellent! I have a friend who would KILL for that. What were the colors you used? I think they're dead on.

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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2006 02:23:54 PM »

You know, just the other day, my cousin loaned a sweater of the same shades to my mom he said it's meant for this Halloween's costume: Freddy. I wonder if he'd appreciate a scarf to go with it?

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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2006 07:04:57 PM »

Ah yes, Freddy Krueger, wasn't it? Except he wore a sweater of the same colors, I think. I think the scarf came out great. I love the colors. If the green had been too bright, it would have been to Christmas-y. I think the green is a nice color. Works well.  Grin
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2006 08:38:36 PM »

Thanks everyone Smiley   Freddy did have a sweater, but I just started knitting and the scarf took long enough, hehe.  I'm hesitant to start a sweater since I know I wouldn't have the patience if it didn't come out the right size (which it probably wouldn't).

I used size 8 needles and the colors were Simply Soft - Autumn Red and Red Heart Supersaver in Medium Thyme. 

« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2006 06:07:53 PM »

this is pretty rad! do you know where i can find a pattern for a freddy-esque sweater... i just got a request for one for a birthday and im SOL
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2006 11:06:14 AM »

Excellent job!
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« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2006 12:34:56 PM »

great job!  there ought to be more horror inspired crafts.
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