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aprilbetty 11-19-2007 09:40 AM

FO: Extra warm Sweater-Jacket
 
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I finished this sweater for dd last month (for Christmas), and finally had a 'cool' Florida day to try it on. DD knew that I was knitting a sweater for her, but she does not know that it matches the "choo-choo" sweater that I knitted for dgs last Christmas -- it still fits him.
Details: Lion brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick sky blue, size 13 needles, pattern: Lion free pattern, 3-season Sweater Jacket, size M.
I did not knit in the pocket -- could not figure out the instructions -- but added a cable on each side. Another slight change -- I did short rows for the shoulder shaping, then 3-needle bind-off.
Pictures: I also knitted a matching hat. DD is taller and slightly bigger than I am, so the sweater should fit perfectly.

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rissa 11-19-2007 09:59 AM

You did a wonderful job! What a lucky dd!

tootie44 11-19-2007 10:09 AM

Very nice! I love the color.

ritaw 11-19-2007 10:22 AM

It looks great! Nice work :)

usamacka 11-19-2007 11:51 AM

Beautiful job! Pretty color too!

GiddyKnitter 11-19-2007 11:55 AM

Thats really nice...lovely color

kristinw 11-19-2007 12:00 PM

Very nice! I love the color!

dustinac 11-19-2007 12:42 PM

It looks great and I love the color...:happydance:

aprilbetty 11-19-2007 02:45 PM

Thanks everybody for your kind comments. DH asked me if I was knitting a blanket! The sweater will be great for Colorado winters.

Abbily 11-19-2007 03:02 PM

Beautiful! What a lucky daughter!


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