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elfhelm
07-12-2006, 07:27 PM
I was insanely excited to finish the fringe on my first scarf the other night. It took me about two and a half weeks to knit, wash, dry, and fringe, but it was so worth it. I love how long it is but am slightly disappointed in the olive-like colour the green turns in sunlight or the camera flash (it seemed a much deeper green in the store). I think next time I'll choose a green with a little bit of blue in it. On to pictures!

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h111/holydread/FOslyth.jpg

Knit in the round using a size 7US 16" needle. Paton's Decor Rich Sage Green and Lamb's Pride Heather Grey. I found the grey a little thicker, but other than the fiber difference it turned out fine.

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h111/holydread/fringe.jpg

A little more detail. The fringe doesn't actually get smaller, that's a just a lump in the bed. o.o

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h111/holydread/FOWiP.jpg

My second project (WiP) in contrast to the first. No dropped stitches so far!

Secksiebrat
07-12-2006, 07:29 PM
Wow they are beautiful. Congrats to you! I haven't attempted fringe yet :)

~danielle~ :cheering:

Jackie M.
07-12-2006, 07:47 PM
Hey ....are those Griffindor and Slytherin scarves? I love them! I want to knit one in the round, but it takes so much more yarn that way.

gardenmommy
07-12-2006, 08:17 PM
Wow! Those are excellent! Your stitches look terrific!

Angelia
07-12-2006, 08:18 PM
Fantastic!! :cheering: :cheering:

Great job on the fringe, too! I still can't do that.

jamadian75
07-12-2006, 08:49 PM
That's a whole lotta knittin! And they look like they'd be delicious to wear!
Nice work!

Tammy6071
07-12-2006, 08:57 PM
Wow, so nice, and those stitches are perfect!

sara_jayne
07-12-2006, 09:06 PM
Beautiful job!

Jan in CA
07-12-2006, 10:51 PM
Way to go! Those are beautiful! :thumbsup:

SandraEllen
07-13-2006, 08:43 AM
beautiful job and so much patience.
I wanted to do a striped scarf once and decided the best way would be to make it a tube. Then promptly decided that was too much knitting for a scarf.

AnreeAce
07-13-2006, 09:13 AM
Those look just great! Such even stitches!

:cheering: Way to go!

horve1
07-13-2006, 09:20 AM
Nice work! Thanks for posting the eye-candy!

rebecca
07-13-2006, 01:53 PM
:cheering: Most excellent knitting skills :thumbsup: Gorgeous scarf with perfect sts...you should be very proud :thumbsup:

DreamWeaver
07-13-2006, 04:28 PM
Oh... my... gosh... I lovelovelovelovelovelovelovelove that :heart: :inlove: :heart: :inlove: :heart: :inlove: :heart: :inlove: :heart: :inlove: :heart: :inlove: :heart: :heart: :heart: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :heart: :inlove: :heart: :inlove::heart: :inlove: :heart: :inlove::heart: :inlove: :heart: :inlove::heart: :inlove: :heart: :inlove:

Those are HP scarfs! I love HP! I have got to make one *runs off to find pattern

elfhelm
07-13-2006, 07:28 PM
I used the atypically.knit (http://knit.atypically.net/scarves/azkaban/pattern.shtml) pattern, which is generally considered the closest to PoA canon as possible. I'd recommend making the MC colour blocks longer than the 27 rounds Lauren has, though, just because it looks slightly better (I didn't on the Slytherin but did on the Gryffindor). She also has a pattern for the PS/CoS (http://knit.atypically.net/scarves/hogwarts/pattern.shtml) scarves and other premium HP patterns.

ekgheiy
07-14-2006, 11:57 AM
OOOooooo :drooling:

Jackie M.
07-15-2006, 02:02 PM
Does putting the fringe through the two sides of the scarf help to flatten out the curl? When working in the round, it always curls so bad, so I wondered how to flatten that out, but I didn't think about the fringe helping to do that.

Silver
07-15-2006, 02:04 PM
Great job!! I've knit one scarf in the round like that. It's a lotta stockingette. Kudos for sticking with it! :thumbsup:

elfhelm
07-15-2006, 02:34 PM
Jackie M.: Yes, putting the fringe through both sides straightened it out very well. I also pinned it flat while it was drying - the MC was only 25% wool, but it straightened out remarkably nonetheless.

knit-a-holic
07-15-2006, 03:50 PM
The scarves look scrumptiously wonderful!!! You did a great job...and yes, it seemed like it was worth it for the two weeks work!

Amber
07-16-2006, 05:48 PM
Great job!!