12 January 2014 @ 03:11 am
Neck warmer!  
I finished my crocheting project: I made it a neck warmer rather than a scarf, though. I'm thinking about making some fingerless gloves or gauntlets in the same pattern now that I'm done with this pattern. I actually bought the yarn to knit a scarf, but it looks as though knitting will have to wait a bit longer.

This is it. Front:


The entire thing:


Back:


And since my selfies modelling this scarf turned out very blurry, here is our bean bag doggy in it:

 
 
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[identity profile] shadowycat.livejournal.com on January 12th, 2014 05:01 am (UTC)
That's really neat! It looks adorable on the doggie, too. :D
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Mothwing: Geekiness[identity profile] mothwing.livejournal.com on January 12th, 2014 10:59 am (UTC)
Aww, thanks! She's very photogenic and looks good in anything. :D I'm thrilled how it turned out, too! This is only the fifth or so thing I ever crocheted and first larger thing I've ever crocheted, and I couldn't be more pleased. :)
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[identity profile] minervas-eule.livejournal.com on January 12th, 2014 07:34 am (UTC)
I like it very much, and, yes, it does the trick perfectly being as long as it is now ;-). To do something now that will warm the wrists as well makes a lot of sense.
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Mothwing: Geekiness[identity profile] mothwing.livejournal.com on January 12th, 2014 11:01 am (UTC)
You also don't have to see the not-very-pretty underside, which would have been inconvenient about the scarf.

The wrists/arms are definitely next. I'm also thinking about looking for some more scaly and metallic-looking yarns. If I am going to have arms that looks as though I have scales I want it to be dragon scales.
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Ysilme: Illumination[personal profile] ysilme on January 12th, 2014 10:21 am (UTC)
Terrific! I hope your doggie will give it back to you again. *g*
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Mothwing: Geekiness[identity profile] mothwing.livejournal.com on January 12th, 2014 11:02 am (UTC)
Haha, well, the colours are not really her, and I'm sure such a style conscious dog will be aware of that. *g*

And now for the wrists. I'm torn between just trying it out and actually going in for one of the (not very expensive) patterns on etsy. Hm. Decisions, decisions...
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[identity profile] cranky--crocus.livejournal.com on January 13th, 2014 04:27 am (UTC)
Oh, it looks absolutely fantastic! :D I must say that bean bag doggy is rather stylish wearing it. I'm sure fingerless gloves would look brilliant!
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Mothwing: Geekiness[identity profile] mothwing.livejournal.com on January 14th, 2014 02:05 pm (UTC)
Thanks! Bean doggy had to give up the neck warmer, which now generally adorns Crocky's neck. :D I started on the fingerless gloves and so far I'm convinced. :)
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[identity profile] cranky--crocus.livejournal.com on January 15th, 2014 03:01 am (UTC)
Glad Crocky's neck gets to stay nice and warm! I'm sure Bean doggy is happy enough inside. :D
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