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Anastasia Beaverhausen
12-12-2006, 04:13 PM
I'm making this scarf for my dad (minus the lovely flower) and twice the length in a dark charcoal grey. How would it look if about 1/2 inch from ends I added two medium blue stripes (each end would have 2 stripes, 3 rows apart and the stripes would be 2-3 rows a piece) The colors look gorgeous together, I'm just not sure if this pattern would work with stripes on the ends:
http://www.islandofmisfitpatterns.com/2006/10/04/dee-luxe/

knitqueen
12-12-2006, 04:19 PM
I tend to feel like a 'fancier' rib pattern like that should stand alone. I'd leave the stripes out.

Chrissie
12-12-2006, 11:22 PM
I made that scarf for my dad, too. I used a tweed yarn....I liked the fancy rib.

Ingrid
12-12-2006, 11:26 PM
You'd get two-color purl bumps--to me that always looks like something is wrong.

*KnitPixie*
12-12-2006, 11:59 PM
I say nay I think it would look much better without it. The scarf is nice as is!