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Mom's Expensive Shawl, Take II

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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Formal / Bridal, Funky, Romantic
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What was your source for this knitting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Morning Surf Scarf

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What materials did you use? Artyarns Ensemble Glitter

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? As gorgeous as the Artyarns Ensemble Glitter yarn is, it was a pain to work with. The cashmere and silk threads kept on wanting to "worm" around the metallic thread. I ended up tensioning my yarn differently (i.e. loosely) and that seemed to help.

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It's beautiful! Thanks for the tip about changing the tension.

12/27/2011 Flag

Thank you for sharing this beautiful pattern. Any suggestion for using a different yarn?

02/17/2012 Flag

I would think any variegated or self striping yarn would look gorgeous in this pattern. Perhaps something with bamboo or silk in it to give it a bit of drape.

02/17/2012 Flag