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chellenj
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Wow...now I really want an Oberon cover.  I've been eyeing the Hollyhock, the hummingbird, and the peacock covers.  I wish they weren't so expensive...

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spinndiva
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OMG!! I love those charms you made!!! I might use mine on the nook as well, but won't have anywhere near such a pretty chain for it (I will have to be happy with some of my handspun yarn)

 

@ Jeanniepep

Those covers are cute! I will share the link and hope some sales come in!

The wave cover! YAYYY! It is a very pretty one! My DD liked that one as well!

 

Cant wait to see it.

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NikiGunn
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spinndiva wrote:

OMG!! I love those charms you made!!! I might use mine on the nook as well, but won't have anywhere near such a pretty chain for it (I will have to be happy with some of my handspun yarn)

 


 

 

 

Thank you. Byzantine is a very easy weave and I happened to have the rings in my stash. All you need to make them are two pairs of pliers and the rings. For awhile, it seemed like everyone in my family and at work wanted bracelets in this weave, even my mom's boyfriend who doesn't wear jewelry. I still haven't made one for me, but now I think I want one in the plain niobium and sterling mix like I made for one of the charms. If I'd been really ambitious, I would have made one with a seed bead strap instead of both in maille, but those take longer.

 

Interesting things can be done with yarn, too. You'll have to let us see if you decide to make them into something for the NC.

 

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spinndiva
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NikiGunn wrote:

 

Thank you. Byzantine is a very easy weave and I happened to have the rings in my stash. All you need to make them are two pairs of pliers and the rings. For awhile, it seemed like everyone in my family and at work wanted bracelets in this weave, even my mom's boyfriend who doesn't wear jewelry. I still haven't made one for me, but now I think I want one in the plain niobium and sterling mix like I made for one of the charms. If I'd been really ambitious, I would have made one with a seed bead strap instead of both in maille, but those take longer.

 

Interesting things can be done with yarn, too. You'll have to let us see if you decide to make them into something for the NC.

 


 

Oh tempt me not to pick up another hobby! LOL :smileywink:

You understand, we have to see the bracelet when it's done, right?

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DylanandChanceMom
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Sorry about the confusion.  I was thinking faster than I was typing. Bt that's exactly what I'm saying.

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jeanniepep
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Thanks for the assist, Spindiva!

 

I love what everyone is doing with the charms too. I was just lying in bed wondering what I have in my stash that would make a nice addition to the Oberon charm. I'm leaning toward a braid made from thin ribbons, but we'll see how it works when it gets here!

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alliecatTX
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Sorry it took me so long to get to this!  I knitted this bag for myself in the fall.  Lo and behold, my NC and glasses tuck right in as if they were made for each other - I must have had a premonition that I was getting the NC for Christmas!  Nothing but high style for my NC...

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lazisusann
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Beautiful! You are really talented and your NC is so lucky!
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spinndiva
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It's beautiful!

As a knitter myself I can also appreciate the work that went into making this!

You rock! :smileyhappy:

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Gwenivere
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I was pondering those Oberon covers, but decided to go cheaper with this:

 

NookColor Cover

 

 

 

And inside:

 

Inside NookColor

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cindylee60
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alliecatTX wrote:

Sorry it took me so long to get to this!  I knitted this bag for myself in the fall.  Lo and behold, my NC and glasses tuck right in as if they were made for each other - I must have had a premonition that I was getting the NC for Christmas!  Nothing but high style for my NC...


I recognize that pattern!! :smileyhappy: You are a fellow KnitPicks lover, I see :smileyhappy: :smileyhappy:

 

Beautiful work!

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Grinchy1
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This is my new skin & cover for my baby.


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crystal3
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I have that exact same one!!

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Grinchy1
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How cool is that??? Its really pretty, isn't it? I was torn between 3 different ones. And I know I will get more (skins) in the future. I have a ton on my wish list on Amazon

 


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DylanandChanceMom
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I got my Oberon cover yesterday.  I bought the Paisley in red.  I really like the cover but wish I would have gone with my first mind and bought the Davinci cover.

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Blusaber
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Hi

 

Do these covers have a strong leather smell? I would be interested in one for my wife but she Hates the smell of leather

 

Thanks

 

Gary

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qbaby
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Wow!  I really didn't realize how much information is out there for NC, especially here!  This is only my second post, but I will definitely be poking around and getting involved :smileyhappy:

 

All of your covers are gorgeous, and I'm so impressed with the handmade ones!  Oh to have such a talent...Well done!

 

I got my NC for Christmas, and looked at covers but I didn't really think it would be worth the money.  However, after reading here and seeing the pics, I've decided I have to have one now :smileyhappy:  This is the first I've seen of the Oberon thingies (oops-can't remember the name lol!) but I can't imagine spending $70!  I was holding off because I didn't want to spend $30 - boy I'm a cheapskate :womantongue:  In any case, I found some on Ebay that I like a lot.  I think they are the same as one I saw pictured here, with the matching skin.

 

Enough rambling...just wanted to say hi and great outfits on all of your NC!

QT

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cindylee60
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Blusaber wrote:

Hi

 

Do these covers have a strong leather smell? I would be interested in one for my wife but she Hates the smell of leather

 

Thanks

 

Gary


Mine doesn't smell strongly of leather, but I guess that could be subjective....a nice leather smell doesn't bother me. If I put my nose right to it and sniff, it does smell like leather though.

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MissyB72
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I bought my cover off Ebay for $15.99. I really like how it holds the NC in so I don't have to worry about it slipping out.

 

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@MissyB72

 

Oh, I like that cover. I like how the fastener is on the other side of it rather than on the same side as the nook so you have to tuck it under.

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