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My Fyberspates Scumptious shaw design

Hi fellow bloggers, sorry I have not posted for quiet some time.  Sometimes other things take over in your life and I didn't want to just post for the sake of it.

Anyhow for those that know me and my knitting will know I have been working with lovely Fyberspates yarn designing my own pattern.

I am really pleased with how it has come out but would love your opinion on whether you feel it is a pattern you would like to make yourself?

My wife has kindly agreed to model it for me as I wanted to show it being able to be worn in different ways.  I have also showed the close up detail of the edging which I finished off with crotchet.

I really hope you like it.

2.8.11 For anyone that would like the pattern it is available from my Ravelry site .



 






Comments

  1. That's gorgeous - what yarn and colourway did you use?

    (and I love the haircut :D)

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  2. That's a great looking knit pattern and I really like the way it can be worn as a chunky scarf. I haven't knitted with Fyberspates yarn yet, is it really nice to knit with?

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  3. ooooooo that's lush!
    Well modelled P!!
    I'd love to make one like that,you're so clever.
    Love
    Tickety-boo
    x

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  4. Fyberspates is just awesome. I love Scrumptious in all its weights! Which one was this?

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  5. @ JCW: The colourway is Teal in Scrumptious DK, & thanks i'll tell the wife you like it :)

    @ Vintage Knitter: I'm glad you like it, it wasn't until I cast off and tried different ways to wear I realised how versitle it was and even better when I added the two buttons. It was lovely to knit with, very soft.

    @ Tickety-boo: I'm trying to keep up with you on the skill level but have a way to go yet :) x
    x

    @ Red Haired Hiker: This was the yarn I bought when we went to WI finally used :)

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