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gotta knit
06-23-2009, 07:35 AM
My version took about 11 hours.

The dpns I used were big for the yarn, but I went up a size from perfect gauge so baby doesn't outgrow it before fall. In hindsight, following the pattern and sewing arm seams might have been quicker too. I chose to 'simplify' things and knit them in the round after finishing the body.
Also decided on ties instead of buttons, and those took 2 tries. The FO has 2 st i-cord; the 3 st I tried first was too heavy looking for the sweater.

Can't wait to see my new nephew in it.

Slim
06-23-2009, 08:07 AM
Very cute! Nice job on the mods.

margz3
06-23-2009, 09:06 AM
It came out great :thumbsup:

auntcrafty
06-24-2009, 12:42 AM
Wonderful sweater! Love the style and colors.

wezyus
06-24-2009, 12:54 AM
gr8 jobs n wel done ...congratz

WandaT
06-24-2009, 10:37 AM
The final result is wonderful!!! Great job!

Vertigo1414
06-24-2009, 11:39 AM
to cute, and i like the colors.

ArtLady1981
06-25-2009, 01:24 PM
Great little sweater! I love this style!!!!