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Angelia
06-04-2006, 08:54 AM
I finished these some time ago, but I've been a bit lazy with the picture taking. :rollseyes:

My very first sweater is Samus from Knitty in Encore Worsted Cranberry. The sleeves are too big (too roomy), but other than that, I'm very pleased with the sweater! I wear it a lot in my 'puter room when I get chilly.

The FT clogs are knit with WOTA and a wee bit of another yarn, the name of which esapes me...gah! Anyway, they're fuzzy and wonderfully cozy! The bumpers are a bit wonky, but that's okay. My next pair will look better!

CateKnits
06-04-2006, 10:20 AM
:cheering: Hooray! Though I'm disappointed we didn't get to see the Samus on you. It looks great! How was the icord thing? That's what stops me from trying that one.

Angelia
06-04-2006, 10:28 AM
Oh the i-cord thing isn't hard at all--just tedious! But I will say that you have to go about it at a funny angle or else it turns in rather than pops out. I learned that by knitting mine incorrectly! ;)

My next Samus will look better and will fit better. Two arms can fit in those sleeves! :shock:

gardenmommy
06-04-2006, 10:29 AM
Gorgeous!

(adds Samus to ever growing list of want-to-do projects)...

sara_jayne
06-04-2006, 10:39 AM
Beautiful Ang! The cables on Samus are so pretty and I love the colors on your clogs!

ekgheiy
06-04-2006, 11:03 AM
OOooo ... such beatiful cabling!!! :thumbsup:

Knitting Nan
06-04-2006, 11:04 AM
Those both items are very lovely. Great work

AnreeAce
06-04-2006, 11:23 AM
:heart:
Those are just great. I LOVE the color you chose for the sweater, makes me wish I could wear red.

Way to Go!

Mama Bear
06-04-2006, 11:27 AM
Love the celtic knots! Great clogs too :)

Mama Bear

Cristy
06-04-2006, 11:36 AM
Those are beautiful Angelia!

Jan in CA
06-04-2006, 12:27 PM
That sweater is gorgeous, Angelia! Did you have to sew the i-cord on or was it attached somehow as you made it? The clogs are purty, too!

spooky
06-04-2006, 12:42 PM
Those are awsome !!! Very very pretty !!!

Angelia
06-04-2006, 01:08 PM
Thanks all! :heart:

Jan, it's an attached i-cord--tedious, but makes for a beautiful effect, I think!

kemp
06-04-2006, 01:50 PM
Wow! Both are gorgeous. Aren't you totally in love with your FT clogs? I've got mine on right now :)

Jenelle
06-04-2006, 02:10 PM
Beautiful! :thumbsup:

rebecca
06-04-2006, 02:31 PM
:D both are GORGEOUS :cheering: :cheering:

Angelia
06-04-2006, 05:23 PM
It's too too hot here to wear the clogs--don't want to stink them up before winter ;)

They are divinely soft and cushy, though, and I can't wait to wear them. Oh, and the DH now wants a pair! :thumbsup:

Jeep_Girl
06-04-2006, 08:25 PM
Wonderful Angelia!!! :cheering: :cheering: :cheering: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove:

Andrea
06-05-2006, 09:32 AM
:mad: I wanna see you in Samus!!! :mad:

Shandeh
06-05-2006, 09:49 AM
That sweater is amazing! I want one!!

Celine
06-05-2006, 04:07 PM
The sweater is just beautiful!! How grand for your first one!! Both things came out great. :happydance: