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dancejunky
12-02-2008, 01:50 PM
This is a big, drapey sweater with a ruffle that forms a shawl collar. The back/body is knit round and round, so the colorways form a nice spiral. The ruffle is in seed stitch, the rest is all stockinette.

scout52
12-02-2008, 02:14 PM
It looks great. I love the colorway you chose. It spiraled so nicely!

cacunn
12-02-2008, 02:15 PM
Very nice work.

dancejunky
12-02-2008, 02:30 PM
Thanks. The yarn the pattern called for had been discontinued. It had a longer color repeat, so the blocks of color were more pronounced--more blockish, bolder striping. But this yarn was a nice substitute--Patons Shetland Chunky in High Plains Variegated--and cost a lot less than the other yarn would have.

Abbily
12-02-2008, 03:32 PM
Oh wow, that's fabulous! :)

bambi
12-02-2008, 03:44 PM
It's just beautiful! :inlove:

Bambi

dancejunky
12-02-2008, 03:49 PM
Thanks, Abbily and Bambi. All praise gratefully accepted.

margz3
12-02-2008, 04:10 PM
Looks very comfy! Colorway is very pretty :)

WandaT
12-02-2008, 06:10 PM
It's gorgeous Carol!!!! Beautiful job!

dancejunky
12-02-2008, 06:45 PM
Thanks, Wanda! I love your photos, especially the outdoor portraits. I'm a photographer, too: http://www.ArtWanted.com/CarolR

MoniDew
12-02-2008, 07:20 PM
That turned out nice!! I love the elegant bell sleeve effect you gave it, and the ruffle all the way around. The yarn is great too!
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Slim
12-03-2008, 08:12 AM
It's beautiful -- looks so cozy and warm! Lovely colors too.

ritaw
12-03-2008, 08:27 AM
Beautiful:)

dustinac
12-03-2008, 11:43 AM
:inlove: very pretty!!

evona
12-03-2008, 12:07 PM
Very pretty! I've been wanting to make this sweater too, but somehow I feel it would fit me better if I lost some of my extra weight :roflhard: