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cookworm 07-15-2007 12:45 PM

Color help needed
 
I'm thinking about making a sweater for a boy in a rich burgundy color, but maybe with a little bit of contrasting color on the sleeves and/or bottom. What would be a nice color to complement or go along with the burgundy? (I'm such a nerd!)

Jan in CA 07-15-2007 12:59 PM

I think navy blue or sage/olive green stripes would be a great masculine color combo!

cando 07-15-2007 01:29 PM

Perhaps a shade of gray?

dreamsherl 07-15-2007 02:13 PM

How about egg shell blue?

MerigoldinWA 07-15-2007 02:16 PM

I made my grandson a sweater with burgandy and forest green, his mother's requested colors and it looked good and got many compliments when worn.

suzeeq 07-15-2007 02:58 PM

Or a gold color.

PCwombat 07-15-2007 04:36 PM

I'd be careful with gold. It might look too Harry Potter-ish, if that's not the effect you want.

I think gray would be very nice.

mwedzi 07-15-2007 04:39 PM

Ooo, I vote for gray, too. With white it looks a little xmas-y, same thing for green. It's funny now that burgundy and gold should leap to one's mind as HP. It doesn't for me, but I'm not that into it.

aineepooh1 07-15-2007 09:30 PM

what about black or white trim??
IS THIS the baby sweater combo that you posted about earlier ( and have lost lots of precious sleep to?
can you post some pics for us??:think:

redheadrachel 07-15-2007 09:40 PM

I think gray or a cream color would be the best. I'd probably go for a dark charcoal gray. A dark blue or green might look good as well. Good luck :D


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