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Old 12-13-2007, 10:17 AM   #11
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Your scarf is lovely -- what yarn are you using. I love your gift idea of washclothes and soap -- I will need to keep that in mind for next year.
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Old 12-13-2007, 01:20 PM   #12
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Wow. Thank you all SO much for your extremely kind words. To answer, hopefully, as many of the questions as possible thus far in one shot...

The yarn is Mosaic Twist by Yarn Bee (from Hobby Lobby) in Colorway 113 Terra Rosa. Normally $6 something/skein, I found it on sale once for 99cents (saw that it is back on sale again for that price, or at least it was Monday) so I bought a couple with this scarf in mind.

As for making soap... I cheat, ESPECIALLY considering I'm in a time crunch. LOL... I just purchased glycerin soap chunks, some oil to scent it the soap, and am using molds I have from another project. Just toss the soap chunks in the microwave, nuke it till melted, add scents and any other goodies you want, pour into molds and a couple hours later pop-em out and wa-laa. Soap.

We have a small price limit for our gift exchanges. The soap/washcloth I felt would make a great little gift that still fell within that range. I mean how many small flashlight keychains or knickknacks you'll NEVER put out can one person really need? LOL.

Thank you all again for your very sweet comments. This was the first time I have posted any FO or WIP (sad that I'm JUST now getting some things finished, huh?). Have a great day.
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Old 12-13-2007, 08:31 PM   #13
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Very Pretty!!!
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Old 12-14-2007, 02:02 AM   #14
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Wonderful work, as usual! You are inspiring!
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Old 12-14-2007, 01:07 PM   #15
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Beautiful! I want to join your gift exchanges!
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Old 12-14-2007, 01:50 PM   #16
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thank you all. NOW if I can JUST finish the rest of my holiday knitting before I head home for the holidays. I'll probably be knitting on the drive there as well...while the DH is driving, of course.
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Old 12-14-2007, 04:56 PM   #17
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everything looks great! i love the yarn you chose for the scarf! i also love all the patterns on the washcloths, they are so pretty!
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Old 12-14-2007, 06:08 PM   #18
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You've been busy! The scarf looks great and the washcloths are lovely
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Old 12-23-2007, 10:47 PM   #19
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Everything looks very nice. I really like the pretty stitch patterns on the washcloths.
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Old 12-24-2007, 10:56 PM   #20
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Lovely! The soap sounds terrific, too.
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