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Old 12-10-2006, 01:18 PM   #1
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Knit Pickís Window Pane Seamanís Scarf for DH
Date Started 11/25/06
Date finished 12/09/06
Yarn Type KPís Panache color Slate 5 Balls
Guage Who cares
Needles US 10

Yarn Review
This yarn is super soft and absolutely perfect for next to skin. It contains, baby alpaca, cashmere, silk, and extra fine merino. Itís a smooth, non-textured yarn perfect for cables and stitch definition. Loose ply, but I only split the stitches once. One ball had one knot in it.

I have some left over and hope it is enough for a matching hat.

Wished KP had more color choices.

Pattern Review
A nice quick, manly scarf. I like the pattern because it is cables, but in a interesting design. DH likes the pattern as well, and gives it a non-girlie manly approval. He likes the one by one ribbing at the neck.

This actually makes for a great beginner cable project. Bulky yarn makes it a quick knit and you only do simple cables 3 out of 18 row repeats. If you start now, you can definitely have this project done by Christmas. Iím just a slow knitter these days.

Loved the soft yarn and bulky weight. Enjoyed the quick pattern.
Itís blocking now. I canít comment on the pill factor, but since this is a scarf, I doubt it will pill much.

Cost for yarn was about $25.00 and well worth it.

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Old 12-10-2006, 01:38 PM   #2
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Very lovely! I wish I could squuuuoooooooooooosh it!
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Old 12-11-2006, 03:55 PM   #3
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very nice!!
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Old 12-11-2006, 04:28 PM   #4
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That is gorgeous!!!!
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Old 12-12-2006, 08:51 AM   #5
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The scarf looks really lovely, and sounds sooooo soft!

I enjoyed the review you wrote too-very helpful!
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