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ctmax
12-29-2006, 10:45 PM
I made this using Andean Silk from knitpicks. I'm rather happy with how it turned out. :cheering: This is my first adult piece that I will actually wear out of the house.

I should also mention I altered the pattern a bit. I only did 2 inches of ribbing on the bottom and I also did 1 less inch in the body part.

sara_jayne
12-29-2006, 10:52 PM
It looks FABULOUS!

psammeadred
12-29-2006, 11:01 PM
Great job! I bet the Andean Silk was fun to work with!

KnittyKitty
12-29-2006, 11:46 PM
Very nice!

knitqueen
12-29-2006, 11:46 PM
It looks really great!! You've inspired me to finish mine - all I really have left to do is the armhole finishing and a few more ends to weave in.

Looks great - you can wear it proudly!! :muah:

knitwit2
12-30-2006, 01:41 AM
I love your vest? What pattern did you use? You did a great job!!!

knitwit2
12-30-2006, 01:42 AM
I found it!!! It's from Knitty!!!!

callmesusan
12-30-2006, 01:04 PM
Cute, cute, cute!

HamburgKnitter
12-30-2006, 04:34 PM
That looks great! I just ordered myself some yarn for a vest, in fact. Which pattern did you use?

ctmax
12-30-2006, 06:18 PM
Thank you for all your compliments. :muah: I used this pattern http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter04/PATTleftovers.html

now I'm finishing up a pair of socks I think I started a month ago.

nonny2t
12-30-2006, 07:53 PM
You look maaaahhhhhvalous!

gardenmommy
12-30-2006, 10:03 PM
Very nice! I take it all your leftovers were the same color! ;)

DreamWeaver
12-31-2006, 12:08 AM
That looks great! I've been meaning to make my sister a sweatervest, and that's just perfect!

Georgiasmama
12-31-2006, 12:33 AM
love the Vest! and it looks great on you too!

usamacka
12-31-2006, 12:26 PM
comparing the vest on knitty with yours, I think I like the less ribbing at the bottom too. Great Job!

knitwit2
12-31-2006, 02:32 PM
Did you double the yarn for the ribbing like the pattern does? I really like your vest much better than Knitty's example. I am going to knit my striped with red, orange, green, pink and brown. I hope it turns out okay. :shrug:

ctmax
12-31-2006, 05:25 PM
I did double the yarn. knitqueen said it doesn't work with 1 strand. I just did 2 Inches of ribbing instead of doing the 3 inches.

Heres another thread that talks a little about this vest

http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=22376&highlight=