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Semi-Winter Accessories - Qualified Perceptions
firstfrost
firstfrost
Semi-Winter Accessories
These are the remnants of a Christmas project. If I hadn't gotten sick and sat around like a lump all week, I probably would have finished them before I left. Now, the question is whether or not they should wait to be a *next* Christmas present! That might be a little mean. :)



I picked the original headband pattern because it had a cool-looking felted flower, but the pattern ended up being (once I got it) "knit a square, felt it, cut out the petals". I was hoping for something more interesting, and then my version was a little too flopsy. Maybe I didn't felt it enough. So I replaced it with a crochet rose, which is cute and I will have to remember for later.

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merastra From: merastra Date: February 4th, 2013 04:15 am (UTC) (Link)
The gloves are kind of neat. I agree that the pattern is subtle and better with a one-color yarn. That's funny with the flower. :-) I'd probably have been annoyed but I like your crochet solution.
jaedian From: jaedian Date: February 5th, 2013 11:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
I love the gloves. I like the subtle pattern. (and the color you chose)

Can you point me to where you got the crochet rose directions? I need to make one for our calorimetries. I made one for Sara (and it isn't strong enough to hold her hair back, sigh) and then made a pink one for Juliette. I left the extra button holes in. (the short rows didn't call for wrapping) on the theory that I could make some flowers and attach buttons to them and then they could be removable or changeable. I think I have a book on crocheted flowers, I may have to check that one out. (they were of the more complicated but interesting variety)
firstfrost From: firstfrost Date: February 5th, 2013 11:31 pm (UTC) (Link)
I used http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-rose - it's free and really simple, but looks interesting.
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