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Sakura in the Sun

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Whimsical, Hipster, Funky, Casual, Cute, Classic, Romantic
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What was your source for this knitting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Verde al Sol

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What materials did you use? Sunrise Fiber Co. Classic Sock in Cherry Blossom

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What are you most proud of? The lace border section isn't difficult per se, but you do have to pay attention since the pattern is worked on both sides. I had a eureka moment when I discovered there was a chart on the next page (I was initially reading the pattern from my phone and focused in on the written instructions at the top) and it started to move a lot more quickly after that.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Like I noted before, the written directions for picking up stitches and doing the short rows in the crescent section are seriously lacking. I think having done this type of shawl construction before would be incredibly helpful (though this was my first time, so I don't have any suggestions for other patterns to try). I ended up reading the project notes of other knitters who had done this pattern and improvised my own solution.

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Well done! Thank you for all the additional information.....very helpful!

09/11/2012 Flag

Cool, I'm glad I could help!

09/13/2012 Flag