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MerigoldinWA 01-20-2013 05:14 PM

FO: Beadless Bettine Shrug
 
I've never made a shrug before and saw this one in Knitting in the Details by Louisa Harding (from the library). It is supposed to have beads all over it, very pretty, but didn't have any and wanted to knit...now. (You understand :lol: ). Very simple pattern. Just a rectangle and you sew the edges together to make sleeves.


GrumpyGramma 01-20-2013 05:29 PM

That is so pretty. I've not done a shrug before, this makes me think I should. You do such beautiful work.

nonny2t 01-20-2013 06:05 PM

It is lovely.

Olha 01-20-2013 06:33 PM

Beautiful stitch and colour!

Jan in CA 01-20-2013 08:06 PM

That's beautiful! Is it for you?

MerigoldinWA 01-20-2013 09:44 PM

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Is it for you?
No. I made it thinking of my oldest granddaughter. She is 19 and while not real short is quite petite. I made the smallest size and hope it won't be too big.

usamacka 01-20-2013 10:46 PM

Very pretty...sleeves are very attractive..

ArtLady1981 01-21-2013 10:36 AM

I love it, Judy! And I don't think the beads were entirely necessary with the lovely pattern stitch! Excellent work!

MerigoldinWA 01-21-2013 12:04 PM

Thanks ArtLady. I agree. The pattern called for beads on each picot edge stitch and along the edges of the sleeves, 4 on each point and 1 in the middle of each of the pattern stitches. Very pretty, but with this cotton yarn I was going for more of a casual effect anyway.

Antares 01-21-2013 12:10 PM

Beautiful shrug!

I'm working on one that has a similar construction (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sagebrush).

I hope it turns out looking as good as yours did (but I have my doubts). Yours is perfection!


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