Scary wallpaper-crochet

Update on crocheted wallpaper project:
OH NOOO! This is getting really scary! The colors just don’t translate well from the wall to cotton yarn. It looked so good when the yarn wasn’t crocheted – but now it’s hideous.
(it’s even worse in this blue-tint Swedish winter non-proper-daylight image)
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These wool yarns looks much better! Going with this yarn/color-sample to the local yarn store tomorrow and see if they have something in cotton in these colors.
I give this project one more chance – if it failes – it’s ”in-the-cupboard-under-some-other-scaryprojectstuff” and forget about it.

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7 Responses to “Scary wallpaper-crochet”

  1. suzanne Says:
    januari 22nd, 2008 at 12:46

    I still really enjoy the retro colors….

    Congrats on your win Inger! When you have a second, email me with you mailing address at suzannebuchanandesign at yahoo dot com. Yea!

  2. Christina Says:
    januari 22nd, 2008 at 12:52

    Så hemskt var det inte! Men kan förstå om du vill testa med det andra garnet.

    Var köper du ditt garn?

  3. Inger C Says:
    januari 22nd, 2008 at 13:54

    Yes! I am so happy Suzanne! I will eMail you right away.

    Christina: Jag har faktiskt inget super bra ställe – det finns ju endel bra på söder. Marias Garn tex. Jag bor i Vasastan och här ligger Wincent (dyr – men fina ullgarner) & så förstås gamla Lindqvists (http://www.ljungqvistgarn.se) vid Odenplan. Dit går jag om jag skall ha bomull. Har ganska mycket jag samlat på mig, fått &reafyndat genom åren. Försöker ta av mitt ”lager” före jag köper nytt :-)

  4. Inger C Says:
    januari 22nd, 2008 at 14:16

    Åjsan! Ljungqvists Garn ska det vara… inte Lindqvist..

  5. macati Says:
    januari 23rd, 2008 at 10:12

    so so so beautiful! love the colours and the flowers soooooo much!
    great work!

  6. Ming Ching Says:
    januari 23rd, 2008 at 12:12

    How well I know about the ”in-the-cupboard-under-some-other-scaryprojectstuff” , men man kan ju inte låta blir att pröva ändå!

  7. Working Mom Knits Says:
    januari 24th, 2008 at 14:53

    Not sure what this says about me but, I really like it! Don’t banish it; send it my way – I think it would be fun hanging on the wall in a little frame….

    ps: need your mailing address so blue guy can visit : )

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