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pixiepurls
06-14-2007, 12:00 PM
I have avoided fairisle knitting for the whole 4 or so years I have been knitting. After this I don't see why I was avoiding it! I had tried some swatches a few times but it just always looked overwelming to me. This wasn't that awful at all!

It's knit using the Ann Norling Strawberry fruit hats pattern, I just left out the seeds and used orange instead of red :) I also plan to knit a cute little 1 skein bolero to match. It's a halloween outfit :)

:muah::cheering::muah:

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Jan in CA
06-14-2007, 12:55 PM
That is too cute!

Newfygirl
06-14-2007, 01:03 PM
That is adorable - I just love it. Please post pics of the little bolero when you're done.

ecuzzacrea
06-14-2007, 01:18 PM
that is SO cute!!! you did a great job!

sue in canada
06-14-2007, 04:04 PM
That is just adorable. I have that pattern but as yet have not made anything. Maybe you will inspire me.

wewantmore
06-14-2007, 04:30 PM
:teehee: I bought that pattern too. I even bought 5 hanks of yarn to make them. All different colors. But am afraid of the color change/pattern.

Yours came out great.

Michelle

Mariblue
06-14-2007, 06:59 PM
That is so sweet! I really like it. :hug:

pixiepurls
06-14-2007, 07:41 PM
Michelle just go for it, I've been avoiding color changes for FOUR years of knitting now, and it was oddly easy! I will say the pattern is dumb cause it says to SWITCH to DPNs before the colorwork, DONT, wait until you reach the first decrease row to switch to DPN's, I have no idea why they tell you to do it before then but its dumb abd makes it harder, and I still managed a good result on the DPNs with color changes!! I'm very happy I took the plunge!

knitwit628
06-14-2007, 07:46 PM
Aww soooo cute!!!

DeAnzaJig
06-14-2007, 10:37 PM
Nice job!

Ronda
06-15-2007, 07:04 AM
That's adorable!!!

RMB
06-17-2007, 05:14 PM
What a cute hat!!

tfs...
Rhonda

cellorose
06-20-2007, 02:31 PM
SO CUTE! What yarn did you use?

lucky_alf2
06-20-2007, 02:49 PM
That is SO Adorable!!!! I love it! :heart::heart::heart: I've added that pattern to my wish list!!