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fatoldladyinpjs 04-29-2012 08:08 AM

FO: balaclava
 
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This is a Russian inspired design. It can be worn as a hat or pulled down over the face. It's great for walking the dog or a quick jaunt when you don't want to put on a lot of stuff. Also known as a ski mask.

http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/20..._cabled_b.html

salmonmac 04-29-2012 08:57 AM

That's a very good looking design with beautiful cables. You'll be the best-dressed dog walker, for sure!

Antares 04-30-2012 10:23 AM

Wow! I had no idea a ski mask could look so classy! But yours certainly is lovely and the cables take it up a notch. "Balaclava" or "ski mask" is too mundane of a description for this beauty!

nonny2t 04-30-2012 12:17 PM

It is a beautiful job!!!

ArtLady1981 04-30-2012 07:20 PM

Ohhhhh, this is the nicest balaclava I've ever seen! Wow! Very fresh looking and beautiful!

fatoldladyinpjs 05-03-2012 10:22 AM

I provided a pattern link for this. The yarn called for is a bit out of my league pricewise. And probably hard to find in my area. I substituted with Bernat Premium yarn. I guess this is a new one that's just been out since the fall of 2011. It's a worsted weight acrylic. I'm very impressed with it. It knits up like a dream, doesn't split, and it has a shine to it. I would definitely recommend this yarn. I got it at Walmart, but they're being obstinant. First they had it, now last time when I went they didn't. I may end up having to buy this online in the future.

dturner 05-03-2012 10:08 PM

That looks very warm! I like the pattern, too!

dreamsherl 05-03-2012 10:15 PM

Nice. I've never seen one with cables.

GrumpyGramma 05-05-2012 03:34 AM

I like it, I like it a lot. You really do such lovely work. I wish the Walmart near me carried Bernat yarns.

MerigoldinWA 05-06-2012 02:46 AM

Very nicely done. :cheering:


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