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ArtLady1981
07-01-2009, 10:04 PM
Pattern: Cassidy (http://www.chicknits.com/catalog/cassidy.html) by Bonne Marie Burns (Chic Knits)
Yarn: Aran Tweed Donegal Yarn from the Commodum (http://www.commodum.ie/page6.html)in Ireland.
Color: Citron Yellow #4987
Yardage: 1400 yds. (4 Irish Skeins of 350 yds each)
Modification: Started the pattern right from the cast on edges of the body and the sleeves. Used a 2 sizes smaller needle for the first 4" of the sleeve 'cuffs'. Did not make the hood. Made a collar using the same TW3 cable from the body of the sweater.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2295/3677235084_b79cce969c.jpg?v=0

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2456/3677234060_4b0c5ce667.jpg?v=0

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3642/3677233266_2135a8a803.jpg?v=0

There is a Ravelry Cassidy Knitalong. (http://www.ravelry.com/groups/cassidy-kal) I didn't host it, but I revived it along with a couple of other knitters.

I made this scarf to pair with this sweater:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2469/3681048509_c82c88e506.jpg

Suziblues
07-01-2009, 10:20 PM
Just beautiful! As always!

bambi
07-01-2009, 10:30 PM
That is just beautiful and the buttery yellow tweed yarn is just divine!

Bambi

auburnchick
07-01-2009, 11:23 PM
Wow, wow, wow! For the cardigan and the scarf!!

:passedout:

The yellow of the cardigan is a lovely color for you!! You look amazing in it!!

I was wondering...how is your stash busting coming along? I don't keep up with that thread anymore, but I can't help but think that you must be knocking it out in a big way with all of the projects you've been working on.

wezyus
07-02-2009, 12:59 AM
Wowwwwwwwwww's that's gr88888888 both r so beautiful n wel mathced....u r a genius, dear...thnks for sharing

Jan in CA
07-02-2009, 01:56 AM
:noway: Dang you're fast! It's beautiful!!!

KnittingNat
07-02-2009, 04:40 AM
Beautiful :inlove: I love how this tweed looks, can't wait to start on my CPH with it!

Slim
07-02-2009, 07:06 AM
Beautiful! I love your mods, and the scarf will be perfect with it.

margz3
07-02-2009, 09:30 AM
Another stunner!! You are SO fast! The color is fabulous on you! Course you say it's for winter and I look at it and wish I had it NOW in this miserable New England weather :mad:

scout52
07-02-2009, 01:05 PM
Love it!! the color is stunning against your skin!!

AngieLanigan
07-02-2009, 06:54 PM
It's just beautiful! I love the colour, and I really love the cables in the front on either side of the button band. And it's nice to see you modeling your creation, too ;)

LBECK
07-02-2009, 09:42 PM
I love this sweater. The color really looks beautiful on you as well. And I love the scarf with it. They make a great pair.

newamy
07-02-2009, 11:34 PM
That is great! Is the yellow tweed the shade you were looking for??

lulubell
07-03-2009, 02:09 AM
Just lovely. I do like the pattern starting right from the cast on too.

ArtLady1981
07-03-2009, 09:10 AM
That is great! Is the yellow tweed the shade you were looking for??

Yes, and it is less "gold" looking in different lighting. Sometimes I look at it and think...this isn't lemon yellow, this is light gold.
Other times, it looks lemon!

Good thing though, the 'donegals' are white and lime-leaf green!
This adds to the overall citrus appeal!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3373/3577354802_e43c7de7c5.jpg?v=0Doesn't this look more lemon-lime-citrus??

Anyway, I'll tell ya this, it is the closest to lemon yellow I've found so far!

ritaw
07-03-2009, 01:25 PM
Beautiful work as always :)

blessedtosew
07-03-2009, 01:35 PM
Absolutely beautiful and it fits you perfectly!!!

Knitting_Guy
07-05-2009, 05:50 PM
Beautiful work, as usual! :thumbsup:

WandaT
07-05-2009, 10:43 PM
Absolutely incredible!!! Wow! Your projects always look so professional! I know I've said it before, but I wanna knit like you when I grow up. Gorgeous job!!

globaltraveler
07-05-2009, 10:47 PM
Yay! Its gorgeous, and you are gorgeous in it! Hope it makes you feel as good wearing it as you look in it. :)

I love that yellow. I normally don't wear the color, but there's just something about this one that I really love. :)

motherpink
07-06-2009, 01:43 AM
That's lovely, I love the cable stitching.

MoniDew
07-06-2009, 02:11 AM
HOLY :passedout: !

Is it even possible to say how fantastic you are?! I don't think so!

:heart: WOW! Just wow! That's all I got, wow! :heart:

MerigoldinWA
07-07-2009, 06:44 PM
I love your new sweater. The changes you made are nice. You came up with a really nice collar for it. Did they have ribbing or something at the bottom? The way you did it at the bottom is perfect. Love the color and the scarf really goes with it nicely. A close up of the buttons would be good, they look special but can't see the details. You always have such cool buttons. Nice fit.

ArtLady1981
07-08-2009, 09:39 PM
Thanks Judy! There was a prescribed 4 inch "ribbing" which was K3P1 ribbing. It was really a 'lame' ribbing in comparison to the tons of cabling just above it. I wasn't wild about such a lame ribbing with such a complex cable pattern. So I just took off with the cabling from get-go!

Here is a close up of the buttons. I really like them!
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3581/3662946755_5ec6a050d8.jpg?v=0
The lighting isn't that good, but you can see the detail of the buttons. The color is a warm gold, and not brassy.

MerigoldinWA
07-08-2009, 11:49 PM
Thanks for the closeup of the buttons. They are beautiful. Lots of details. Your sweater doesn't miss the ribbing at all. I love the cables going all the way to the hem. I also enjoyed the closeup of the sweater showing the extra colors in the yarn. Lovely yarn.

amyo
07-09-2009, 03:31 AM
Wow, wow, wow...just beautiful! I love the color...and the changes you made to the pattern. I'm inspired! :happydance:

gotta knit
07-10-2009, 09:34 AM
What a beautiful sweater! Your mods are perfect, I love the pattern right from the cast-on and the detail of the collar.

Ginnyb
07-15-2009, 09:21 AM
This is so beautiful and I love the color!!!! You are amazing, I know I have said that before!
Ginny

melmac51
07-15-2009, 03:18 PM
Absolutely incredible!!! Wow! Your projects always look so professional! I know I've said it before, but I wanna knit like you when I grow up. Gorgeous job!!

Ditto!! That is beautiful!