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Old 05-09-2009, 12:43 AM   #11
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looking good, can't wait to see the finished product.
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Old 05-09-2009, 01:14 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by lynn893 View Post
wow, not only is that gorgeous, but your tenacity in doing it on such small needles is wonderful! I can't work on anything smaller than 2mm! My fingers and hand starts cramping right away, and I get a horrible twinge for days afterwards...

hopefully the recipient realizes how special a gift this is
It's really not that bad once you get used to it. I only do about 1 repeat a day or so and the wrong side is easy, just purl every stitch except the double yarn overs which is knit 1 then purl 1. You kind of get into a rhythm of knitting with such tiny needles and thread.

I can't imagine doing this all day everyday in one of the medieval/renaissance guilds though!
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Old 05-09-2009, 09:47 PM   #13
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OOO LA LA! That is going to be so pretty- much better than the el cheapo scratchy ones you can buy (that I always picture hanging on the rearview of an Iroc for some reason.)
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