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Old 07-10-2007, 06:54 PM   #1
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I'm done with my olive color shrug!
I' m done with my shrug tonight! Unfortenaly, I don't have blog yet, so... I'll tell here How i made it.

The olive shug is my de-e-ep modifity of this shrug(from ''Creative knitting'')

I was very impressed with shape of this shrug.I also like idea about blended thick yarn and thick needles.
But i didn't like idea about ribed colar and i don't like stocknette.

First of all, i always think about color. i wanted some SPECIAL UNUSUAL color for my future shrug. My mind was stuck beetween dark fucsia, olive green and deep peach... i go throuh all yarn what i have in my house and i decided- it'll be olive green.
It's how I made olive color:i blended together 4 types of different yarn(from 4 old sweaters) and I recieved exactly OLIVE .Blended yarn includes 30% wool + 70 % mersernized cotton.

Then I started to create my own shape: I changed sleeve shape a little bit, changed fronts shape a little bit,and I used back shape how it was in magazine.(The prosess of knitting I showed in ''Current projects'')
Then I picked an other type of colar, put cuffs on that, of course, i used a different stitch patters for my shrug.


And, of course, it looks even better on me(ha-ha!)

OH... (I almost forget!) I even knitted a special shoulder pats for olive shrug(smile!)

With thick yarn and needles N10.5 I made it in 17 days.[]
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Old 07-10-2007, 07:18 PM   #2
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wow!! I love the pattern of yours..what magazine is it in? love the color..
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:04 PM   #3
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Wow! That is a great shrug. It does look cozy!! I like the color too!!
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:15 PM   #4
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That looks so great on you!!! You did a wonderful job!
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:57 PM   #5
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That pattern would make a great fall coat. Just knit a longer body and don't do the shaping in the middle.

I am not a fan of shrugs myself, but it looks great.
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Old 07-11-2007, 09:54 AM   #6
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Thank you to everyone!
Thank you for your comments! I'm glad you like it!
Pattern taken from ''Creative knitting'' ,Julay 2007 but I did deep modify on that.

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very stylish!! love your modifications and the color- I bet you will wear it a lot!
did I say one project at a time?

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Old 07-11-2007, 11:14 AM   #8
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It's BEAUTIFUL!!!!! It reminds me of Dolores Umbridge's outfits in the new Harry Potter movie. And I your hair!!!
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Old 07-11-2007, 11:32 AM   #9
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It's lovely. Very, very nice!
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Old 07-11-2007, 11:53 AM   #10
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Love it - would you post the pattern as you modified it?
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