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MerigoldinWA 11-29-2012 07:19 PM

FO: Sweater for myself
 
I've only made one sweater for myself (that I actually kept) before this and got rid of it years ago. This is based on Drops pattern 127-13 like the bright green one I made a while back for my youngest daughter. I liked the pattern and thought I'd like one. This yarn was the wrong gauge so I knit the smallest size and hoped for the best. I also made a lot of changes including going with 2 colors and intarsia leaves this time and adding bobbles (pattern had some but not exactly the same). Yarn is Queensland Kathmandu DK (merino, silk, cashmere blend).


Jan in CA 11-29-2012 07:35 PM

That's so pretty Judy! Glad knitting the smaller size worked out for you!

GrumpyGramma 11-29-2012 10:20 PM

:thumbsup:
Love it! Your adventurousness paid off big time! That's beautiful and very nicely done. I'm really glad you made something so lovely for yourself. You really need to keep it.

salmonmac 11-30-2012 07:08 AM

Beautiful colors and it sounds like luscious yarn. The fit is perfect so the decisions on size worked out very well. Definitely a keeper. Enjoy this one yourself, Judy!

nonny2t 11-30-2012 10:48 AM

It is very nice and I love the green! Great job!

ArtLady1981 12-06-2012 08:40 AM

As always, your work turns out a Winner! I feel ya....about Plan B....then maybe Plan C....so that it turns out as you envision! Great work! The cardigan fits so nicely, too!

Tamar Dohel 12-11-2012 07:58 AM

Very nice. Good work!

usamacka 12-11-2012 10:48 AM

ooooo very very nice. I admire people who make sweaters!! Hard to do! ( I think! ) I am sure you will get many compliments when you wear it and then can say.....hmmmm I MADE IT!! :)

Christinechrstms1 12-12-2012 12:19 AM

very nice!

offgridgirl 12-12-2012 11:58 PM

WOW!! With bobbles Too!! Shoot...they make me cringe.... :yay:


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