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« on: March 24, 2006 07:51:45 PM »

I had been asked since November by this extremely nice guy at our shooting club if I would make him a scarf. He wanted something like cashmere or really soft. Not granny acrylic. Right there, he had me. Oh god, I may be a newbie into this addiction of knitting, but anyone who wants good wool over acrylic knows my number.

I had only just started knitting in September and pooh poohed him until I found the right yarn.  Noro Silk Garden.  45% Silk. 45% Mohair. 5% Lambswool.  Manly colors of brown, gray and shades either side.  It has been a real pleasure to work with this.

I started in January and pretty much frogged it about 5 times and really farked it over after the 5th restart because I was distracted by the TV. Instead of ripping it out again, I went to the knitting store and groveled for help. The Goddesses of Yarn fixed my fark up nicely and I was back in business again. It has been my constant purse companion for over 8 weeks as I do a little every day waiting for my kids to get out of school.

I don't know how to add images here successfully, so I shall link it to my photobucket


  Rolled up.


 unleashed.

I just cast on 200 stitches on circular needles ( 5 or 7, can't remember. sorry. I have a 1 bit memory drive.) and knit the entire thing.  Very meditative.

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elijor
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2006 08:21:08 PM »

Very sophisticated and manly. Weel done.
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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2006 08:23:28 AM »

Nice! I love that colorway.
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2006 03:04:38 PM »

V. nice!!! He will love it!

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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2006 06:11:42 PM »

is this from last minute knitted gifts?  anyway, congratulations, it's beautiful.  i was drooling over your description of the yarn.  it sounds soooo snuggly!
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stringy
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2006 12:54:07 AM »

Oh that's great! I bet he loves it.

PS: to make an image, just put in your link to photobucket the way you did, then put (img) at the start and (/img) at the end of the link, only you use these brackets [ ] instead of the round ones.
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Jelly.
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2006 02:49:51 AM »

Thats very cool.
Noro Silk Garden.  45% Silk. 45% Mohair. 5% Lambswool. 

But...that only adds up to 95%!!!
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knitting_gromit
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2006 09:35:31 PM »

OOOH!  PRETTY!   Grin
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« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2006 11:09:10 PM »

Thats very cool.
Noro Silk Garden.  45% Silk. 45% Mohair. 5% Lambswool. 

But...that only adds up to 95%!!!

haha well ya got me to dig mine out and read the label...it says 10% lambswool  which adds up to a nice comfy 100%

thank goodness....no one likes an incomplete yarn  Grin
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