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MerigoldinWA
12-08-2009, 07:23 PM
I wanted to make something real warm for my daughter and didn't have enough of one color so decided to go with stripes. The yarn is Brown Sheep Company Country Classic Thick and Thin wool. It is a bulky yarn that I used a single strand of throughout. And some old Red Heart worsted wool (the gold and trim color) that I used doubled. I put stranded work acorns in the yoke and appliques of oak leaves I knit from a single strand of the RH. She requested one pocket.

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q220/JoodieKadoodie/Sweaters/ChristysOakSweatertiny.jpg

She says it is the warmest thing she has ever worn. :heart: :aww: And she said she has gotten compliments from total strangers. Makes a mother's heart sing. cloud9

Jan in CA
12-08-2009, 09:00 PM
That's a beautiful sweater!

msplainjane
12-09-2009, 01:49 AM
Beautiful! Great job!:cheering:

ArtLady1981
12-09-2009, 03:50 AM
Ah Judy...you absolutely ROCK! You're so good at designing and colorwork! Simply amazing! Love the sweater, and what a beautiful DD!

This sweater is a hall-of-famer! :thumbsup:

JudyD
12-09-2009, 06:56 AM
:heart: :heart: :heart: that sweater!!!

JudyD

WandaT
12-09-2009, 08:39 AM
Ditto!!! It's a gorgeous work of art!! Great job! What daughter wouldn't be proud to wear it? Wow!!

newamy
12-09-2009, 02:16 PM
That is really lovely!

Slim
12-09-2009, 06:56 PM
Wow, that's gorgeous. Beautiful colors, a perfect fit.

GinnyG
12-10-2009, 03:28 PM
That is indeed BEAUTIFUL!

Dimpledapple
12-12-2009, 04:07 AM
Such a lovely sweater! The colors are absolutely beautiful!

Lana
12-14-2009, 10:31 AM
SPECTACTULAR!
And I see a gazillion ends that had to be woven in.

MerigoldinWA
12-14-2009, 03:49 PM
Thanks. Yes, there are a lot of ends. I worked over as many of them as I could while knitting but still had a lot to work in. I'm getting to where I like working in ends. Must be old age. LOL

newwooley
12-14-2009, 08:02 PM
Awesome sweater!:cheering: :woot: :woot: :yay: What pattern did you use???
Thanks for sharing

MerigoldinWA
12-14-2009, 09:01 PM
I started with the idea of warm. Looked at my stash and this is what I had enough of. Made a swatch and made a pattern with my Sweater Wizard software. Added a few changes and things it wouldn't let me do and came up with this.

wezyus
12-15-2009, 05:18 AM
Gr8 job n lovely

Lana
12-15-2009, 07:17 AM
Thanks. Yes, there are a lot of ends. I worked over as many of them as I could while knitting but still had a lot to work in. I'm getting to where I like working in ends. Must be old age. LOL
Hmmmmm, in 45 years of knitting, I have yet to reach the point where I like working in ends.
Maybe it's yet to come.
Everything about the cardi you made for your daughter is perfect.
I'm sure she will wear it forever.