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Old 09-09-2013, 03:42 PM   #11
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http://www.ravelry.com/projects/jinx...p-stitch-scarf

Here it is:

It'll look better when it's blocked. You're probably thinking, "That's got a lot of holes in it for a neckwarmer," but I'm planning to scrunch it all together. Plus, I'm mostly too hot anyway, even here in frigid Truckee.

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Old 09-09-2013, 03:49 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Jan in CA View Post
That is very pretty! Those elongated stitches are just a shorter version of what is often done on scarves or shawls. They usually wrap the stitch 5-+ times. It's sometimes called drop stitch, too.

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...ch-drama-scarf
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Originally Posted by GrumpyGramma View Post
Now I know I'm insane. That drama scarf made me think of making a lampshade. I've been looking for something to turn into a hanging lamp and I think I might just knit something up for it. I could knit it in the round and increase on the garter rounds. Add metal rings and make it a hoop skirt for a light bulb. Thanks for the link and the inspiration, Jan!

That's a great idea! BTW, I love your knitting squirrel avatar! I used to think of you as a green onion, now I think of you as a squirrel!
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