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Helix Scarf short rows create ruffle

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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Romantic, Whimsical, Funky, Casual, Cute
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What was your source for this knitting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Helix Scarf

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What materials did you use? Berroco Jasper "Sparkler"

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? It took me several tries to finally get the hang of this and patience to keep going even though it didn't seem to look like much at first. You have to get some length before the ruffle is obvious. I marked the turning point in two places at each end. That really helps. Think wedge, that is what the short rows create and the result is extra fabric that folds softly into a ruffle. Experiment with different yarns and size needles for different effects.

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