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maxmom 05-15-2007 11:14 AM

Non-original, Original Summer Sweater
So when is a sweater an original design vs. a tweaking of a pattern? I ask because I just finished a sweater that is sort of a combo of two sweaters. I've used the measurements and general style from the top of the Simple Knitted Bodice and for the bottom, I used a stitch pattern that I did on a child's cardigan (Tater's Cotton Cardi). Here's is the result (sorry the photo is so large I can't seem to make it smaller):

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Jan in CA 05-15-2007 12:56 PM

Very pretty!

cam90066 05-15-2007 01:42 PM

Great job! I've done similar with taking parts of patterns and incorporating them into my own 'design.' Sweater looks comfy, easy to wear.


jamadian75 05-15-2007 05:46 PM

It was your original idea to do that combination so I say claim it! :)

Looks great!

callmesusan 05-15-2007 07:56 PM

It's beautiful! Congratulations on engineering a pattern that suits you!

luv2knit 05-16-2007 02:07 PM

Awesome! You did a great job!

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