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Old 12-01-2005, 04:33 PM   #21
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HAHAHAHA I always wondered how they made his new clothes!
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Old 12-01-2005, 04:50 PM   #22
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That was a good one, Ingrid :D !!
I, too, have all sorts of color (mosaic, fairisle, intarsia, u name it) work & other things planned ..... for after I finish my current project list.... BUT I did cast on in a color that I've never used before I say that & when my new A Knitting Glossary DVD that my sweetums ordered for my for my bday gets here...there's no telling what I will do!! 4 hours of EZ on dvd...just WOW!!! And a friend of mine that is a good friend of Meg Swansen tells me that all of EZ's videos are going to be put on dvd in 2006
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:50 PM   #23
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I am making scarves with 5 strands of eyelash yarn (each a different color) and using size 17 needles. They will be my "Fiesta" Long and Skinny scarves.

I also just started my Rogue Hoodie in KP Merino Honey colored yarn.
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Old 12-01-2005, 07:30 PM   #24
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Ok this is cheating, so don't worry, I'll work on something else for this KAL....but here's a green hat I just finished!!! It fits in November's KAL too, b/c it was the first time I knitted using the stranding method for the different colors. I learned how to knit English style with this hat.
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Old 12-01-2005, 08:01 PM   #25
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And yes, cream, puke green, white and black are colors. Rolling On Floor Laughing Hard CLEAR is not a color Smiling Self-striping yarn counts!
So what you're saying is pretty much anything goes.

I've never seen clear yarn.. might make an interesting sweater and it would certainly draw attention.
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Old 12-01-2005, 10:01 PM   #26
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Hmm.. I'll participate.

I'm double knitting a off white and an olive green hot pad for my mom. :D

And knitting everyone in my family something... will have to take pictures of my neices booties that I am going to make for her


ahhh such fun knitting :XX:
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Old 12-02-2005, 12:50 AM   #27
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I've been meaning to learn how to add color with a technique such as using a color chart, and your color challenge seems like a good time to try! Anybody have a suggestion for a first, easier project for learning how to knit with color? A hat maybe? Hmmm :thinking:

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Old 12-02-2005, 01:31 AM   #28
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Re: KH Monthly Challenge--December
Originally Posted by Hildegard_von_Knittin

The flower for December is the Narcissus---delicate white, which also matches the 5 inches of snow I woke up to this morning for the first time this season.
Gosh, you are so fortunate! It's only like in the 70s here...

I really want to get in on this challenge... I only hope I have the time

And Holly, try doing a mosaic knitted hat, it's a really simple technique with hardly any weaving in of the ends! I'm going to try this technique again soon.
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Old 12-02-2005, 02:15 AM   #29
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I'm in if I can combine last month's challenge with this month's challenge. The hat I am knitting (for me for the first time) is black with chunks of bright color. Beautiful!! I chose the perfect yarn for it since I haven't ever found any yarn that was me before! (see 2 firsts :D )
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I cast on for socks last night using Knitpicks Simple Stripes in Tropics. That's probably the most colorful yarn I've used, not that it's very wintery.
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