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Subject:Salwa's present
Time:09:22 pm
Current Mood:complacentcomplacent
Ok, this scarf I started on a business trip to London, for lack of anything else to knit at the time. I had printed out the Kpixie Karaoke scarf pattern, and I wanted to try it. However, I was in a rush, and had no good yarn, so I decided out of desperation to just use some of the vintage acrylic I accidentally bought off of ebay. Turns out it did some sort of wacky self-striping. Brown and white, and then a pink stripe that waves back and forth along the whole length of the scarf:



Here's a close up of the cables and fringe--it's the first scarf I've made fringe from:



Yarn: Ombre Sayelle from KMart, vintage acrylic
Pattern: Karaoke scarf from Kpixie
Needles: Size 8US straight Pony plastics
Notes: Great pattern. Easy to follow. I did most of the cables with a coffee stirrer.

For Salwa, one of my friends from work, who I hope will appreciate the brown and pink color scheme...
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Time:2006-03-22 07:33 pm (UTC)
That is the hottest self-striping by accident I've ever seen.
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