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knittintexas 02-01-2008 12:56 PM

Adding Ribbons to Fringe
HI. So I am almost done with my very first FO. A ribbed scarf! I would like to use fringes at the end with ribbons mixed in. Has anyone done this or have any thoughts on this? Thanks! :knitting:

knittintexas 02-01-2008 12:58 PM

I'm a dummy
Moderator, Please remove my post below this one. Seems I posted twice on same subject. I don't know how to remove the other one.

knit2btied 02-01-2008 05:13 PM

I haven't tried this, but I've wanted to. I'll be "listening" to hear how it works for you! One alternative might be shiny bling-bling yarn mixed in with the fringe, too....

cam90066 02-01-2008 09:39 PM

I've mixed fibers with fringe. Just wrap/tie them tog. If you use something that's apt to unravel or fray, once you've trimmed all to the desired length, you can tack the questionable pieces with a bit of Fray Check. (Most ribbons need to be cut on the bias.) Some like to add beads. Just consider that any embellishment be cleaned in a similar fashion. You wouldn't want to work scarf in washable yarn but have a ribbon, or similar, that had to be dry cleaned.


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