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« on: September 13, 2008 09:46:42 PM »

i'm already thinking about making christmas stuff and i'm going to make scarves (and matching hats, if they're lucky) for all the R.A.s in my dorm (ten of them!). Usually when i make something, i make it to suit whoever is going to get it. but if I were to surprise them (and be unable to ask "so, how do you like to wear your scarves?") what would be a good standard length for a scarf? five feet? six? 63 and one-half inches, exactly?
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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2008 11:05:35 AM »

A kind of rule of thumb is to make the scarf as long as they are tall. You can guess on that or ask, since I wouldn't think anything of it if a friend of mine asked how tall i was lol

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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2008 02:30:37 PM »

I just go with two skeins of yarn normally, plus whatever extra colours I need por accent patterns.
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2008 02:28:23 PM »

i make mine 6.5 feet, but they are usually hooded scarves and i turn up the ends for shallow pockets.
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