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« on: March 06, 2006 07:20:02 PM »

I'm loving this scarf!  It's very thick and warm Smiley
I did, however, break an F hook on the second to last row... I finished up with an E going a little loser...


The second picture is double up with both fringed sides on the right Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2006 07:21:50 PM »

wait... you broke the hook?!

how in the world do you go about doing that?!



and i really love that scarf everything i see made from this book makes me want it even more... i really wish i had money... and a book store!
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2006 07:23:44 PM »

That is such a cute scarf. i love the colors Cheesy
I did, however, break an F hook on the second to last row...
have done that before. stupid plastic crochet hooks!
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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2006 07:25:57 PM »

wait... you broke the hook?!

how in the world do you go about doing that?!



and i really love that scarf everything i see made from this book makes me want it even more... i really wish i had money... and a book store!

It was kind of a flimsy plastic hook... and I may have been gripping it too tight.  The acrylic is stronger and I was used to it!


Thanks for the compliments!  I was excited to see the scarf in these colors in the book Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2006 06:54:04 AM »

Question.... does anyone have any tips on how to flatten out my scarf?  Can you block a crochet item like a knitted one?  Maybe steam it lightly?  It's curling around itself at the ends....
thanks! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2006 10:59:17 AM »

I'm making this scarf now, and I have a question... for row 2, it says sk first ch of last row... what is sk? 
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« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2006 11:04:02 AM »

Skip... I hope, cuz that's what I did!
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« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2006 08:14:05 PM »

You can block a crocheted piece, as long as the yarn isn't acrylic. There are instructions in the book. I haven't ever done any blocking, so I can't offer you any more advice on that.
Sk is definitely for skip.
Your scarf looks very nice primashonna!
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