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scout52 02-27-2009 03:23 AM

FO-Best Friend Cardigan
 
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This is the Best Friend Cardigan by Wenlan Chia from Big City Knits.

I knit it on size 19 needles with Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Grande. This yarn is super super soft. I love it. I did not do the bobbles as instructed as I wanted a slimmer and cleaner look.

If I were to do it again I would make it a little longer than instructed. I am really petite and this is still pretty short. though I think it still looks cute.

I also would skip the buttonholes as the gauge is loose enough that the buttons can slip through. I think with the button holes you get a gaping problem, though it could be the yarn that I am using as alpaca is a little slippery.

Debkcs 02-27-2009 04:35 AM

That's very cute on you, and a great color.

Also like your kitty making a guest appearance, probably hoping you'll put the sweater down so she can cuddle up in it.

Slim 02-27-2009 08:20 AM

That is really cute! It fits you perfectly, and I love the buttons you chose. Nice work!

margz3 02-27-2009 09:54 AM

Oh, very pretty - love the color!

AH1OZ 02-27-2009 10:28 AM

very nice

kitty wants a sweater too

dustinac 02-27-2009 10:48 AM

:happydance:It looks great!!

sue in canada 02-27-2009 11:26 AM

Looks great on you. Nice work.

Jan in CA 02-27-2009 12:02 PM

That looks really comfy!:yay:

MerigoldinWA 02-27-2009 12:20 PM

Yes, it could be a bit longer, but that length seems to be in and looks very nice on you. Beautiful yarn. Nice job on it.

ArtLady1981 02-27-2009 01:50 PM

What a beauty! I love your sweater! Looks great on you!
That is you, right!??


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