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« Reply #30 on: May 29, 2005 04:16:48 PM »

Yes, I do think an I-cord would work!  As you can see in my pic, my ends starting fraying immediately.  Unfortunately, I was in too much of a rush to get it in the mail for her bday, so I couldn't figure out what to do.  Next time I would coat the ends with fabric defrayer (available at sewing stores).  With the I-cord, you could also do some cool variations.  Depending on the yarn you use, I'm thinking add some beads or sequins every 1/2 inch or so, or--add a bunch of beads to the end. I think that would have made my ends look nicer.
Thanks again for sharing the pattern, eoz!
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« Reply #31 on: June 09, 2005 06:19:29 PM »

Love this pattern!

I did a headband -- 17 stitches wide, tapered both ends and attached some i-cord. I wore this to work today and got all kinds of compliments on it! I used a cashmere aran from A.C. Moore... Thanks for sharing the pattern, eoz!



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« Reply #32 on: June 12, 2005 06:19:36 AM »

That headband is very, very cool.

As is the gold belt. Mmm, gold...

(I'm very chuffed to see other people using this pattern/idea. Yay crafting!  Grin)
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« Reply #33 on: July 22, 2005 01:21:53 PM »

I did one more headband -- looks just like the green one, but... it's white! Sorry, I just had to share; I think this is a great pattern...!

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« Reply #34 on: September 26, 2005 09:21:52 PM »

Did you ever find out (and/or tell us) which volume of the Golden Hands series this pattern came from?

I've just discovered that a neighbour has nearly all the volumes.
She's thinking of doing a massive purge of her crafty things - because of moving to a smaller place - so I'm going to encourage her to pass them on in my direction. (Or at least keep me informed about when she's putting stuff out for the garbage.)
If I could show her the pattern I want to make in one of those books, she'd likely feel more inclined to burden me with her "junk".
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« Reply #35 on: December 06, 2005 10:38:17 AM »

oh well, i printed out the pattern, and work on it a coupe of pattern repeats and then bum! i made things pretty worse which i couldnt figure out where and i rip it all the way back.. though i think this is the cutest and gowd easy (with a wee bit of attention) lace pattern i ever seen!
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« Reply #36 on: December 06, 2005 10:58:36 AM »

i love this as a head band
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« Reply #37 on: July 21, 2007 11:03:08 PM »

wow..i was doing a search on here for how to make a garter belt and saw this in the search results, and even though this wasn't what i was looking for, i like how red lacey things look, so i figured i'd take a gander. i absolutely ADORE this, and i am definately going to be making one very soon.
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