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Elizabethan Cuffs

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Traditional, Romantic, Classic, Retro / Vintage
JulietsCapulets on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Baby Alpaca, hand-dyed kid mohair, triangular glass beads & pearls

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What are you most proud of? I love the feminine look of the beads and fluffy yarn. I used remnants of custom dyed kid mohair and wasn't quite sure how the blend of the cream and light gray would look, but the end result is very satisfying. Goes lovely with my cream colored winter coat.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I chose to simplify this pattern and eliminate the picot edge at the top of the wrist warmer, because no one ever sees this part. (lots of work just for personal pleasure) I made these in a hurry and didn't have time to search out nice, wooden double pointed needles and used what I had. Metal double pointed needles often slipped out of the work with my yarn choice. This was frustrating at times. But once you are finished working with both sets of double points, it is smooth sailing.

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The link for the pattern to knit these cuffs is not on page. Where's the link to get the pattern?

02/03/2012 Flag

I modified this pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mrs-beeton

02/03/2012 Flag