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Topic: Interweave Knits Lacy Kerchief Scarf  (Read 2269 times)
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« on: November 13, 2006 06:58:54 AM »

I have the issue Interweave had first published this pattern in (Summer 2005), but didn't fall in love with it until I saw it again in this year's gift issue, the Lacy Kerchief Shawl (second from the bottom  http://www.interweave.com/knit/special_issues/gifts_preview.asp).

Fresh off the needles just last night.  I adore this pattern, I did not get bored with it at all (all 82 inches).  It was such a pleasure to knit.  I did not use the recommended yarn, instead I chose my absolute favorite yarn, Farmhouse Yarns Silk Spun Cotton in Grey Mist (60% cotton, 32% lamb's wool, 8% Silk, it took three skeins with a bit to spare).  I also have the same yarn in Butter (pale, muted yellow) and I'm considering knitting another for the hell of it.  So in love.

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« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2006 07:07:47 AM »

This turned out great!!!  I didn't care for it when I saw it in the magazine - must have been the pink yarn they used.  Your version is so much nicer!  I'm going give that pattern a second look.

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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2006 08:40:54 AM »

It's beautiful and it looks so soft.  I'd love it in 'butter yellow' as well.

« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2006 09:06:08 AM »

Yours is really nice!  I love this project as well.  I finished mine about 2 years ago when the mag first came out.  Mine is knit with this lavender Cotton Fleece. 


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