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Is it "Pfeilraupe"??

Why, yes - kinda. Let me tell you a story.

Some weeks ago a wondefully creative lady, Brunella Russo-Girard, shared some pics of her own interpretation of the popular Pfeilraupe scarf, not knitted but made in Tunisian Crochet. Trusting in a talent I myself didn't think I had, she asked me if I would've liked to give it a try, in order to make some design adjustements she tought were needed.
Now, that's some task.
I followed her instructions for the start and the main body, then I had to handle to most difficult part: the holes. As you can see I made 5, not 6, for no particular reason other than that I like uneven numbers better, lol. Apart from this, and from a completely different way of working, the scarf should be quite similar to the original, but worked in the characteristc Tunisian basic stitch.
Both Brunella and I are proud of the result and, with authorization from the author of the original, Alpi Alpenrose, I'm writing the pattern for the TC version of this lovely scarf.
Stay tuned if you're interested, for hopefully the instructions will be available soon! It's an easy and quick project, IMHO ideal for someone who's willing to try something more difficult than a plain rectangular scarf, or for a more expert crocheter who'd like to relax a bit between intricate projects.
In the meantime tell me, what do you think about it?





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  1. Meraviglioso...il colore la forma originale mi piace tantissimo anche il punto con l'uncinetto tunisino!!bravissima...curiosità che filato hai usato?Buona settimana!!!

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  2. Oh wow! That is absolutely gorgeous Valentina - fabulous style and I love the beautiful gradient yarn you have used! Will be looking out for your pattern - I'd love to try it!
    Ali x

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  3. Gorgeous !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Hug
    Anna

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  4. Pretty colors and a funny shape. Great job, Valentina, you're a TC pro! Hugs & happy weekend, Nata

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