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I finished my project for [community profile] imadeathing! Last night, actually, and the deadline is today so, just made it.

I picked the prompt Supernatural, Salt. For those that aren't familiar with the show, the main characters use shotgun shells filled with rock salt to disperse ghosts. Almost immediately I could picture this scarf in my head; I knew exactly how I wanted it to look, and couldn't wait to get started on it. I used Red Heart yarn, beads, and felt, and made the pattern up as I went along. Though, in all honesty, it's a pretty easy pattern to figure. :)

The most time-consuming part was hand-sewing all the beads to the finished piece.

Pictures and details )

I'm not sure what I'll do with it, since we don't need scarves down here in NC, but it was really fun to make. I enjoyed coming up with the concept, and figuring out how to make it work, and seeing it take shape the way I wanted it to. It really got me interested in creating my own patterns!
bluehwys: (Driver picks the music)
I bought supplies yesterday for my I Made a Thing project.

Public post on Ravelry here.

I only need a little of the gold and red, but unfortunately you can't get yarn cut like you can fabric, so I had to buy the whole big skein. I started working on it yesterday, and it looks okay, but I’m not entirely sold on it right now. I think I have to work it a bit more to see if how I’m doing it is going to work or not. Finished projects aren’t due until February, so I have plenty of time to start over and try different stitches if I feel I need to.

And seeing the red and gold worked together reminded me of the Iron Man armor, so maybe I’ll use it for something Avengers related after this.

So.

Oct. 9th, 2012 04:16 pm
bluehwys: (Driver picks the music)
I picked my prompt at [community profile] imadeathing (which I always read in my head as 'I'm a dead thing' for some reason) and now I just have to figure out how to do it. I picked Supernatural - salt for my project, and I have an idea in my head, I just need to figure out how to execute it.

Saturday I need to head out to AC Moore for supplies, and maybe Michaels, and figure out how to get started. I'm sure there will be a lot of frogging involved, but hopefully it will be a relatively smooth process. I'm not sure what I'll do with the finished product, as I don't really see a need for it down here, but I'm not going to worry about that now. Maybe I'll offer it up to someone online.

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