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scout52
05-21-2009, 01:11 AM
My twin does bellydancing as a hobby and is quite good. She requested a bellydancing hip scarf. So I looked for a shawl that I could convert into a hip scarf. I found used The Little Arrowhead Shawl by Pam Allen from Interweave Online. I did 2 extra repeats in order to make it long enough fit around her waist.

I used tilli thomas beaded plie silk yarn (which is yarn that is pre-beaded already). after I knitted it up I then added a beaded fringe. I first started handbeaded but it was taking SOOOOOOO LOOOOOONG. I then found a bead spinner at Joann's. which really speeded up the process. (Now my sister made her own costume and handbeaded it herself. I have soooo much respect for her. It drove me nuts just to do the fringe, never mind the beaded design)

I am happy with the final result. I think it looks like a bellydancing hip scarf and most of all she loves it. Of course though as soon as I finish knitting it though Interweave comes out with the Soirse Shawl. LOL.

wezyus
05-21-2009, 04:21 AM
Gr8 idea n its wel done ...thnks for sharing

Slim
05-21-2009, 07:38 AM
It's beautiful! What a lovely gift for your sister.

margz3
05-21-2009, 09:02 AM
Gorgeous! Hmmm.... didn't know there was such an animal as a bead spinner - I bet that really helped out!

Jan in CA
05-21-2009, 10:27 AM
What a lovely gift! It's so pretty!

Doublereeder2
05-21-2009, 10:28 AM
That is beautiful!

mks22300
05-21-2009, 09:07 PM
Very pretty!

momwolf
05-21-2009, 09:37 PM
http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/5/5_1_102.gifCooL !!!!!!!!!
(http://www.webfetti.com/MySpace/Smileys/Entertainment/Dance.jhtml?selectedPath=/Smileys/Entertainment/Dance/Belly%20Dancer)

scout52
05-21-2009, 10:44 PM
OMIGOD that is the cutest smiley I have ever seen!!

auburnchick
05-22-2009, 10:18 AM
Scout, you are an amazing knitter...always able to add your own embellishments! Lovely color and beautiful work!

AH1OZ
05-22-2009, 10:47 AM
looks great! i love belly dancing

GirlChris
05-22-2009, 11:21 AM
That's great. What a wonderful gift for your sister, she'll look great in it bellydancing.

hookedonknitting
05-24-2009, 11:17 AM
I seriously love that scarf:inlove:

ArtLady1981
05-24-2009, 12:32 PM
Very very nice! Love the color and yarn!

Oh, to have that cute shape again!