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scout52
06-27-2009, 01:36 AM
This is the Lettuce Coat from Custom Knits by Wendy Bernard (really recommend this book-such great patterns-where I got my Jewel from)

This actually is a pretty quick knit but I had put it down bc I got sick of picking up stitches for the sleeve. Once I picked it up again it quickly finished it. I knit it in Malabrigo kettle dyed emerald. Yummy yummy. I used size 9 for the body and 8 and 9 for the sleeves. Apparently I knitted way way too tight because I had to really really block to get it to fit. It worked out in the end though.

Though it does it does kinda make my behind look big though. LOL that's ok. I still like it. I know I'm petite so it doesn't bother me.

mwhite
06-27-2009, 05:56 AM
Very nice coat! The color is great! It looks wonderful on you, too!:yay:

Dimpledapple
06-27-2009, 02:39 PM
Cute coat! Looks great on you :)

blessedtosew
06-27-2009, 02:47 PM
That's very pretty. I :heart: the color of the yarn!!

Slim
06-27-2009, 04:15 PM
Beautiful! Gorgeous color, and I'll bet it's really soft and warm. Can't beat Malabrigo.

I love that book, too. I want to knit everything in it!

ArtLady1981
06-27-2009, 05:53 PM
Wonderful wonderful wonderful coat!!! Love it!!!
And you really got the Malabrigo colorway under control!
I don't see any lines or breaks in the color consistency!

scout52
06-28-2009, 12:48 AM
Thanks!! I alternated skeins every two rows. I had to rip back at first when I saw the inconsistency even within the same dye lot. I really like the way it came out.

wezyus
06-28-2009, 07:24 AM
gr8 jobs n nice color

auburnchick
06-28-2009, 08:05 PM
Scout,

Every project you take on turns out amazing!

I love this!!!

And no, it doesn't make your rear look big. I don't think you could put anything on that would make you look anything but great.

You go girl!

bambi
06-29-2009, 09:37 AM
Beautiful coat and colorway. I don't think anything could make your butt look big. I love that book, too. I haven't started anything from it but it is so well written that I like to just read it.

Bambi

WandaT
06-29-2009, 10:01 AM
It turned out fabulous!!!! Love the color and design. Great job!!

margz3
06-29-2009, 11:33 AM
SO pretty!! Love the colorway! And oh, how I would love to make some thing of "size" with malabrigo!! Must put some on the "layaway plan" at my LYS!

gotta knit
06-29-2009, 12:42 PM
Very nice work! It looks great.

newamy
06-29-2009, 11:34 PM
great looking coat!!