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#21 parisjem

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Posted 23 March 2008 - 11:37 PM

This is wonderful! Thank you very much Amy and Doni. Thanks also to Mimi. :)



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Posted 24 March 2008 - 06:22 AM

What color are you using! I really found this yarn alot easier to work with than I thought it would be!


I am using Pink Shimmer. I thought it wouldl be harder to work with too but I'm almost finished with no problems.
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Posted 24 March 2008 - 06:46 AM

Amy I wanted to say I really like the streamlined version of the pattern. After you've been through the pattern a few times you really only need to reference the written instructions a few times, and after row 11 you really don't need the instructions at all.
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Posted 24 March 2008 - 04:32 PM

shawl yarn usage:

Baby fingering H hook

15 balls Kroy sock yarn B or 2 mm hook—no fringe—90 rows

2 skeins plush 7.00 or K—No fringe

3 skeins plush J hook— No fringe


4 skeins plush variegated 4.5 oz

4 skeins Light and Lofty P hook

2-6 oz Red Heart yarn. N hook

3 Homespun K Hook

2 TLC Essentials K hook

3 ½ Wool ease Worsted K hook

4 skeins Soft Boucle -P hook

2/3 skein Sensations Rainbow Boucle K hook

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 08:38 PM

I am working on one now with these AWESOME instructions! TY TY TY so very much. I have tried this one more times than I can count and always have gotten frustrated and said oh well we will go at this again later. Now I have it good. :D And I am so not a beginner in crochet but it just got me every time. Me thinks my secret pal will love you all and me for this one. :D I am using a p hook and a ww yarn but I wanted it light and lacier for the spring and summer for her.
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Posted 24 March 2008 - 08:49 PM

So nice of you to share this with us! I gave Susanne from the 'Ville some Boucle to make one when we met in Vienna! - this link will make it so much easier and so much clearer to reference - much appreciated! Thanks!:cheer I love making them too :yay

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 03:20 PM

Many thanks to you; now I need to try & get my hands on some Jo-Ann Sensations Rainbow Boucle Yarn as I love the seraphinas made up with this & coud use a snug shawl the weather here is miserably wet.

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 04:29 PM

The directions are great, esp. when combined with the pics. I'm up to Row 10 and doing fine. I do have 2 questions though - are most people using an 'N' hook with WW yarn? I guess I should have known better... it looks OK but it's much.... airier? than I expected. All the finished shawls looked more... solid? than mine does. I kind of hate to think of frogging it. :-( About how many 'sequences' do you do on average (after row 14) if using say an 'L' hook?
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Posted 31 March 2008 - 06:46 AM

I just saw this - thanks so much for this streamlined version. I've been wanting to do one of these and I just couldn't get it.

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 06:54 AM

I'm working on one in Joann's Blue Boulce. The striping this yarn has is so wonderful! I got the hang of the pattern really quick and just love it!:manyheart

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 07:36 AM

Thanks for this! This pattern is beautiful but frustrating at times and I am glad for the clarification. :hook
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Posted 31 March 2008 - 07:47 AM

I'm making one, too! Thank you, Doni and Amy! Is Doni one of "us" now?
I'm using Rainbow Sensations boucle in red with a K hook. I'm not crazy about this yarn-it's hard to see the stitches and it attracts cat hair, but the striping is gorgeous and well worth the effort. And it's on sale this week at JoAnn's.
For newbies: I HIGHLY recommend practicing with regular ww yarn so that you can see the stiches clearly.

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Posted 01 April 2008 - 07:33 PM

That's so pretty!!

#34 IBFawn

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Posted 07 April 2008 - 09:16 AM

Thank you Doni and Amy, I love this shawl pattern.

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Posted 07 April 2008 - 12:46 PM

An N is going to make a much looser pattern. I'm making a spring weight one with baby yarn and an L hook. I'm sure yours will be beautiful and warm, just be a little extra careful about pulls on it.

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Posted 07 April 2008 - 12:57 PM

I used rainbow boucle with a K hook and I've also used Caron Simply Soft with an I hook for a denser version.
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Posted 07 April 2008 - 01:30 PM

Thank you for posting all these instructions! This is one I haven't tried yet.
I was wondering about the WW with an N hook. I think I crochet so lose that I could get by with a K hook.
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Posted 07 April 2008 - 03:47 PM

I bought all the yarn for three seraphinas and then i looked at the comments about how hard it was and all the trouble crocheters were having and it made me lose my confidence that i could figure it out but I went ahead anyways and had no problems, but I think the chart helped lot!

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Posted 07 April 2008 - 04:03 PM

Thank you for posting all these instructions! This is one I haven't tried yet.
I was wondering about the WW with an N hook. I think I crochet so lose that I could get by with a K hook.
Debbi


I crochet loosely and have made several with WW and a K hook.
If its particularly thicker WW I might grab my L.

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Posted 15 April 2008 - 11:19 AM

thanks Amy for making the pattern easy.i have been trying to make it for last 3 yrs.finally i ve started one.thanks again
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