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Diamond in the Rough Cowl

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Crocheting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Funky, Traditional, Retro / Vintage, Hipster, Mod, Whimsical
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What was your source for this crocheting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Diamond in the Rough Cowl

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What materials did you use? Brookfarm Alpaca in Jet Black ( and Alpenglow Yarn Lusty Goat in Au Naturel (; both yarns were used doubled with a size N hook.

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What are you most proud of? Being willing to spend $100 on yarn for a gift for myself. We've got to treat ourselves, crocheters!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Try different color combinations; I think it will be stunning! Yellow & black? Orange and gold? Brown and tan? I will definitely be making another one! Also - I did not end off each color after every row, just dropped & picked up. It makes for one less attractive spot in the scarf, but hey, everybody has a back-of-the-neck, right!?

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Like your suggestion for not ending each row, but dropping & picking up, makes for less weaving in and I like that! Yes we need to spend more for ourselves, I'm just not quite there yet, but you have given me the push for another step. Thanks.

01/07/2012 Flag