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Old 11-22-2012, 01:16 PM   #1
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I was told to make a scarf for a seriously ill cancer should be colorful. Dont know wht colors to use. If any of you hav e suggestions it would be appreciated. It is not breast cancer...but a very serious cancer in the abdomen...thank you the person is in 40s
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:48 PM   #2
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Do you have any idea what colors the recipient likes?
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:27 AM   #3
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Colorful Scarf for Cancer-reply to grumpygramma
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Do you have any idea what colors the recipient likes?
I was told to make it colorful like yellows, reds, etc. Also thank you for a reply.
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:37 AM   #4
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Strong bright colors were the first thing that came to mind for me but that probably reflects a personal preference, too. I would go the the store or to your stash and put a few colors together and see what appeals. It could be as easy as stripes knit either the short way across or you could cast on a large number of stitches and knit the scarf with stripes running the length of the scarf.
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Old 11-23-2012, 02:18 PM   #5
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I agree with Salmonmac. Just find some nice colors that look good together. The point is to probably make the recipient feel cheerful and loved.

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Old 11-25-2012, 09:20 AM   #6
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Since the request came to you, I would advise that you check with your own gut feeling on this. Check out your stash and feel what might be right for this, or go to a yarn store and do the same. Don't take too long at it. Gut feelings work quickly, and you need to pick something before the logic brain starts talking. and ENJOY!
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