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kemp 11-18-2005 11:35 AM

FO-Basic Chunky Sweater
 
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I know some people aren't very fond of chunky knits. but I'm telling ya, if you need a quick knit this is it! It took about 5 shours total including sewing up the sleeves/pits. It's pretty boring, but I just wanted a nice comfy, baggy sweater for basic wear. And its soooooooo soft!

Ingrid 11-18-2005 11:38 AM

That's nice! What yarn did you use? I think that makes all the difference.

susies1955 11-18-2005 11:38 AM

It looks gorgeous to me. :) Would you happen to have a close up shot??????????????
Love it,
Susie

hedgehog 11-18-2005 11:41 AM

Kemp, it's gorgeous! And it looks great on you!

You're fast becoming my idol! ;)

-hh

kemp 11-18-2005 11:51 AM

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Here it is closer for you, Suze :)

It is a no name yarn (100% wool) that I bought in Italy. I think as far as gauge it would be similar to Blue Sky Alpaca chunky or Rowan Biggy...but I don't know how those would drape compared to this.

susies1955 11-18-2005 11:53 AM

Thanks, great photos. I didn't think I would ever like a chunky sweater but I sure love that one. :)
Great job,
Susie

kemp 11-18-2005 11:53 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hedgehog
Kemp, it's gorgeous! And it looks great on you!

You're fast becoming my idol! ;)

-hh

:blush: Thanks HH! I don't know if I've ever been someone's idol before :roflhard: :roflhard:

How is the DNA scarf coming? It looks like such a cool pattern.

Jan in CA 11-18-2005 12:12 PM

I love big ol' comfy sweaters, too. It's beautiful!

Ingrid 11-18-2005 12:13 PM

I don't have any immediate plans to be in Italy soon (read that EVER), but when I see beautiful yarn and don't know what to make with it--I will definitely keep this in mind. I'd love to do a quick knit one of these days.

KnittinKitten 11-18-2005 12:15 PM

I can't believe it's done already! We saw only the sleeves and a little of the body yesterday. Whoa, Nelly!

It is GORGEOUS.

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