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Friday, December 29, 2006

New Threads FRIDAY!
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Queen Bling
Designer: Bonne Marie Burns
Yarn: Katia *JOYA*
Color: Copper #8
Gauge: 18 sts/24rows over 4″
Needles: #10.5

Behold! The power of the Lust for A New Party Outfit!

I am shocked/not shocked that I actually finished this – it was basically begun on the 14th of December and WHOOT! Two weeks later, even though the blur of the holidaze spun my head, even though the naughty nature of this tinselly ribbon provoked and aggravated this native, even though other more important projects were staring me in the face, I finished this.

PARTAY!

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A pile of jewels anchored by a brooch fills the deep neckline with a sigh.

Originally, I was going to use leftover gold tone ribbon to finish the edges, but it didn’t work! The bright gold in the main ribbon clashed with the dullness of the edging. So I went back to the drawing board and decided to try the red leftover ribbon instead. It neither detracts or retracts but edges the shell with a delightful KISS of color that is in the same tonal range as the Copper in the body ribbon.

You’ve painted up your lips
And rolled and curled your tinted hair
Ruby are you contemplating
Going out somewhere
The shadow on the wall
Tells me the sun is going down
Oh Ruby
Don’t take your love to town

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