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elijor
« on: January 22, 2006 06:20:03 PM »

Below is my version of the Lacy V scarf by Pegg Thomas. You can find the free pattern here
http://www.twinwillowsfarm.com/lacy_v_scarf.html.
My details:
Cashsoft DK Classic Yarns 2 balls 142 yds each, US 7, 6 x 62 16 repeats each half
I made two halves, 1 ball each, Kitchener stitch the two together taking care to match design, because I wanted the Vs to point up on both ends.

I did discover there is something worse than Kitchener - frogging Kitchener  Sad. My first attempt I skipped a stitch or something and the points of the V's did not come even close to matching up. As you can see in the pix I still need to work on the technique - luckily it doesn't look near as bad when it is being worn. But wow does that close up pix show every single mistake - not sure I wanna take pictures of my knitting anymore.
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/37809Purple_Scarf_Kitchner_small.jpg

I've decided scarves are perfect knitting. You can try out all different pattern/stitches and not be committed to them for long periods of time.
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craftykate
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2006 07:32:48 PM »

pretty. Thanks for the pattern link. One more to add to the list. I love that shade of purple. Very nice.
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lucylost
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2006 10:07:41 PM »

This is really pretty. I think your kitchener looks pretty good too...mine never turns out that well.
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t1g3rl1ly
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2006 08:44:16 PM »

I've decided scarves are perfect knitting. You can try out all different pattern/stitches and not be committed to them for long periods of time.

I completely agree! Thanks for sharing the link - I've never seen this pattern before. You did a great job and the color you picked is gorgeous!
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