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holamiis
02-02-2008, 01:50 PM
I know its horrible but I also thought horribly hilarious (at least the attempt)......

Seriously there is a dearth of knitted patterns for masks out there. Since its Mardi Gras and I didn't feel like going to the French Market (which is only a few blocks away....so I'm lazy) I decided, "Why can't I make my own? The following is the result of knitting hubris... but hopefully the prototype for a much better one for next year.

Please keep in mind this whole thing is about 5 minutes worth of thinking and 30 minutes of knitting and construction.

Maybe I'll just go to the French Market after all!

Erin

ritaw
02-02-2008, 03:47 PM
I think it looks great. And if as you say that this the prototype then i think the next one should look even better. Nice job :)

holamiis
02-02-2008, 04:04 PM
I did end up going to the French Market for a parade mask, but yeah I will definately work on actual design from the protoype using mitered squares and make a multicolored harlequin design.

ah
02-02-2008, 04:08 PM
Given that you were winging, it is pretty good. I'm looking forward to seeing take two.

Newfygirl
02-02-2008, 05:46 PM
I actually really like it. I think you did a great job. You are very creative - I don't think I could ever have come up with a mask in that short a time.

scout52
02-02-2008, 06:34 PM
Hey I think it looks pretty good. it kinda looks like a single colored butterfly

knit2btied
02-02-2008, 07:43 PM
Pretty good wing-it! Another try or two and you might start a business....

Knit4Fun
02-02-2008, 07:55 PM
How fun...I love it! :hug:

dustinac
02-02-2008, 08:30 PM
:thumbsup: I think it looks good...I can't even imagine how it would turn out for me if I was just winging it :teehee:

nonny2t
02-02-2008, 08:58 PM
It looks fine and it does what a mask is supposed to do, keep up the mystery!