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willowangel
07-17-2007, 06:55 PM
Hi there,
Got bored last night untangling yarn (don't ask, failed experiment ;-)), and decided a friend of mine needed a pick-me-up, so knitted up the fleur-de-lys illusion pattern. She's a huge fan of Milady De Winter, and so loves the symbol. I only had shades of pink in the same yarn in my stash, but she likes pink, so it's ok - red and gold would have been better but unfortunately my LYS isn't open at 10pm *cry*

Here's the finished pics (didn't block yet)

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa179/fiwillow/IMG_0904.jpg

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa179/fiwillow/IMG_0905-1.jpg
Now back to the untangling....

Fi xxx

auburnchick
07-17-2007, 06:58 PM
That looks terrific!

Jan in CA
07-17-2007, 08:05 PM
That's cool!

lissalue
07-17-2007, 10:13 PM
great job!

i haven't tried illusion knitting yet. got to put that on the to-do list (like i need more :rollingeyes:) :teehee:

willowangel
07-18-2007, 09:15 AM
It was really fun to knit and I could do it while watching tv, as long as I made sure I was counting right - so much easier than it looks and it comes out so impressive *grin*

chrislt8
07-18-2007, 09:18 AM
That came out great! :cheering:

This is the next "technique" I want to try - just have to find the pattern that calls to me-thanks for the inspiration!

UnspeakableJoy
07-18-2007, 09:51 AM
Great job!!! :balloons:

bip
07-18-2007, 11:56 AM
That is so cool! It makes me even more excited to start my Shoud of Turin illusion. I ordered the yarn Monday, so it should be here any time. I hope it turns out as well as your fleur de lis.

SabrinaJL
07-18-2007, 12:49 PM
Very cool. I keep meaning to try illusion knitting but I've always got something else going.

Skater
07-18-2007, 05:07 PM
That's great! Is this the pattern you used? : http://www.knittersedge.com/Diamond/patterns/hkp97.pdf

Jen17
07-18-2007, 06:50 PM
That is really neat and you did it so quick! The first time I saw one, it was on the tv show Knitty Gritty (I like your's better!)
Jen

willowangel
07-18-2007, 07:11 PM
Yep, that's the one :-) Very good pattern - I used the written instructions cause I've always been better at that.

willowangel
07-18-2007, 07:14 PM
Aww, thanks Jen :heart:

redmom37
07-18-2007, 08:44 PM
thats really cool:cheering:, I'm getting ready to start my first illusion scarf & I may need your help :?? cuz it looks really hard!:oo:.