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vlinderkus
07-10-2007, 06:21 AM
Hi,

This is my very first project ever, apart from knit and purl when I was 16.
It's out of the twinkle's big city knits and i'm suuper proud!

vlinderkus

Newfygirl
07-10-2007, 06:49 AM
That is really lovely. I can't believe it is your first project ever. You did a super job!!

Slim
07-10-2007, 06:52 AM
Wow! That's just beautiful, and a perfect fit. You did well!

shelleyj3
07-10-2007, 07:38 AM
That is absolutely gorgeous!!!:passedout:

nonny2t
07-10-2007, 08:36 AM
Superb! :inlove:

mwedzi
07-10-2007, 08:40 AM
Wow, I love this. What a cool design.

UnspeakableJoy
07-10-2007, 08:46 AM
It's STUNNING!! :thud: Great job!! :balloons:

soobeeoz
07-10-2007, 08:49 AM
It's lovely, and quite different to any other shrug I've seen. Beautiful yarn and colour, too. Fabulous job!

candicane
07-10-2007, 10:14 AM
That looks great. Can you give us some more details?

Yarn?
Needle Size?
Modifications?

I have made the Twinkle Best Friend Cardigan and have the yarn for the Groovy Sweater dress. I really like the book, but the pattern directions are difficult.

Candice

vlinderkus
07-10-2007, 10:29 AM
Hi again,
Thank you very much for your kind words. Makes me even more proud :-)
Concerning your questions: I used 3 strands at the same time of a good quality mohair. I used needle size 12mm, I do not know into what this translates for the US measurement. The only modification I made was for the cable, I basically just corrected a mistake from the book, it wasn't a major change. I took size large because I read negative comments about the small sizes in the book, and I think that was a good choice.
I will be doing more stuff from the book, which I absolutely love. But indeed, I first need some time to understand the instructions and check possible errors.
My problem is finding yarn, especially bulky yarn, I thought of ordering it from the US, maybe even from twinkle, but I think it would be wayy too expensive...
Anyway, following this forum I am now knitting the branch out scarf in mentol green baby mohair, which is really lovely. I'm halfway, and I'll post the finished result in a week or so I think.

Vlinderkus

lucky_alf2
07-10-2007, 03:19 PM
Fantastic!!! And your first project to boot! Way to go!

yarnfreak
07-10-2007, 04:46 PM
WOW! That's beautiful!

auburnchick
07-10-2007, 04:57 PM
That is absolutely gorgeous!!!:passedout:


What she said!!!

Wow!

dreamsherl
07-10-2007, 08:41 PM
You should be very proud of yourself. Your shrug is amazing for a first project. Bravo. :cheering::cheering::cheering::cheering:

slightly addicted to yarn
07-11-2007, 11:10 AM
More praise - no wonder you're proud, lovely shrug which fits so nice too - I must go and have a look at that book now!

VictoiseC
07-11-2007, 05:29 PM
That is just so different wow. It's very elegant. It seems like the part where it's very open at the top might not um, hold up for a long time if you know what I mean. Is it stronger than it looks? Pretty color too!

DeAnzaJig
07-11-2007, 05:50 PM
Wow! Your shrug looks awesome! :cheering: I can't believe you had to hold three strands together.

mks22300
07-11-2007, 07:23 PM
I can't believe that your first project, it's beautiful!

AussieYank
07-11-2007, 08:56 PM
Amazing! Certainly a better show than the 1x1 rib scarf that was my first project! :lol: Great job!