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Old 04-04-2010, 05:04 PM   #1
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Harvest Shawl Test Knit
Hello everyone!!

I thought Id move us over here so we can talk about the things we run accross during this test knit so everyone can see, in case they had the same question...and help each other out.

If anyone wants to join us to test this....please private me your email and i will send you the pattern.


It has been brought to my attention(ty Crycket) that the yardage may be somewhat of an over exaggeration.
I did the shawl on less than 1100yds but im a tight knitter and wanted to make sure there were yarn requirements suitable for all types of knitters.

Please keep track of the yardage, and let me know what you used when your done.

This is soooo exciting!!

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Old 04-04-2010, 06:09 PM   #2
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It was just math. According to the pattern, 6 balls @ 166 yrds is 996 yrds...but the truth was it was 5 balls @ 166 yrds and 1 ball at 199 yrds, and that would make it around 1029.

The only reason this was a topic of discussion was because I have 1093 yrds of Luxury Alpaca Cashmere in a fingering type weight. Therefore, just making sure I will make it. I really should, as long as there aren't any long lengths of flawed yarn.

Either way...very exciting...it is always good to over estimate the yardage a bit. Just in case.

Can't wait...
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Old 04-04-2010, 10:07 PM   #3
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Ok...just started, very exciting too...I have never done a Provisional Crochet cast on before...neat-o

Anyway..was browsing my chart legend, and you have a C4F in there...but no cable needles mentioned in your Notions....

Unless of course I am blind....in which case...ignore me...*smiles*
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Originally Posted by Crycket View Post
Ok...just started, very exciting too...I have never done a Provisional Crochet cast on before...neat-o

Anyway..was browsing my chart legend, and you have a C4F in there...but no cable needles mentioned in your Notions....

Unless of course I am blind....in which case...ignore me...*smiles*
Yayyy!! How exciting! Have had a very busy weekend (Easter, work, college hoops final four), but I should be starting tomorrow.

By the way, I also noticed the cable needle missing from the notions section.
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Old 04-04-2010, 10:24 PM   #5
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ok Im an idiot....
i will add it ....
Thanks for the catch!!!

Now on to the next one.
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Old 04-04-2010, 10:56 PM   #6
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Stupid question - when knitting on row 2, do you just knit/purl though the yarn overs, or is one meant to ktbl?
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hi everyone the pictures are absoltuly beautiful of the shawl
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hi everyone the pictures are absoltuly beautiful of the shawl
Look everyone!! You have a fan!!!!(Im still your biggest fan!)

sweetangel1966, you can get the pattern in my Etsy store if you want to make one for yourself. Just click on the litte Etsy button in my signature, and it will take you to my store.


Thanks for looking and encouraging these guys!!
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Aww, we're famous! Thanks for the encouraging words!

I'm with MMario about not putting an experience level on the pattern. I didn't mean to imply that only intermediate/advanced knitters should attempt it, but rather that the pattern is more suitable for that particular group's comfort level. I'm a firm believer that pretty much any pattern CAN be done by anyone. I'm sorry if it came out the wrong way.
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YOU GUYS!!!!! GUESS WHAT????

Found out this morning that they are doing a KAL on the Harvest Shawl!!!!!

WOW! Ya know what I mean? Just wow.

If ya wanna do this all again, or ya just wanna pop in for some advice giving ....(cuz...well...youve done it already!) (you too MMario)heres the link to the thread on Ravlery.....
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