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sherrrry561
« on: December 06, 2010 08:47:53 AM »

I made a neckwarmer using this pattern:  http://www.bernat.com/pattern.php?PID=4078&cps=21191

I did not use the suggested yarn.  I used Patons Rumor yarn because it's what I had and was able to get the same gauge.  The pattern states that the finished dimensions should be 7 inches X 24 inches.    I made it 26 inches because when I tried it on 24 inches was too short.  I did get the 7 inches on the width.   Still it looks smaller, not as full,  to me than the photo with the pattern.   

Should I block or 'kill' this?  Would that help open up the pattern a bit?   It is 84% acrylic/15% alpaca/1% polyester.  If I 'kill' it what will that do since it has alpaca in it?  Maybe I should just wash and dry it and see what happens.

Here's a photos of it.  I have not yet added the buttons: 

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edilahmarand
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2010 05:11:58 PM »

I would try blocking it before you kill it. Because the worst it can do is not work and you just undo it. Smiley
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sherrrry561
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2010 06:43:16 PM »

Thanks.   I've got it all pinned now and will see in the morning how it looks.
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edilahmarand
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2010 01:28:06 PM »

Good let me know how it turns out!!
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sherrrry561
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2010 04:47:38 AM »

It seems to have relaxed a bit!  I took some photos but will post them later today....busy morning today!
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