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Old 01-05-2007, 04:54 PM   #18
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I made a scarf once (hand sewn, not knitted, this was a pre-knitting scarf) and it's about 72" long, and 24" wide. That way, I can wear it as a scarf, wrapping it once around my neck, or wear it as a shawl for when it's chilly but not cold enough for a coat, or wear it over my head to keep my ears warm when it's windy.

It's also bright red, and since I almost always wear black, it makes a striking statement. I almost always get comments on it. I bought two yards of fabric and hand-sewed the edges together during a lecture class.
On the needles: Falling Leaves Socks, Punkin Hats, Artful Afgan and another waterlily for a friend of mine (on hold until I feel like working with that yarn again)

In the queue:
Jack Skellington baby afghan
Finished: Warm Up America Square, Basketweave Baby Blanket (now to ship it), Massachusetts Dishcloth for the Yarn Harlot, Homeless Hat
, water bottle cozy

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