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Old 02-02-2008, 01:50 PM   #1
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DIY Mardi Gras Mask
I know its horrible but I also thought horribly hilarious (at least the attempt)......

Seriously there is a dearth of knitted patterns for masks out there. Since its Mardi Gras and I didn't feel like going to the French Market (which is only a few blocks away....so I'm lazy) I decided, "Why can't I make my own? The following is the result of knitting hubris... but hopefully the prototype for a much better one for next year.

Please keep in mind this whole thing is about 5 minutes worth of thinking and 30 minutes of knitting and construction.

Maybe I'll just go to the French Market after all!

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Old 02-02-2008, 03:47 PM   #2
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I think it looks great. And if as you say that this the prototype then i think the next one should look even better. Nice job
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I did end up going to the French Market for a parade mask, but yeah I will definately work on actual design from the protoype using mitered squares and make a multicolored harlequin design.
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Given that you were winging, it is pretty good. I'm looking forward to seeing take two.
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I actually really like it. I think you did a great job. You are very creative - I don't think I could ever have come up with a mask in that short a time.
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Hey I think it looks pretty good. it kinda looks like a single colored butterfly
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Pretty good wing-it! Another try or two and you might start a business....
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How fun...I love it!
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I think it looks good...I can't even imagine how it would turn out for me if I was just winging it
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It looks fine and it does what a mask is supposed to do, keep up the mystery!
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