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Old 01-12-2008, 07:22 PM   #1
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Fisherman Shrug - what the heck happened?
I did the Fisherman Shrug from Lion Brand's pattern.

http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/50718.html?noImages=

I did the pattern for the 1x - I wear an XL in regular clothing & thought this would give me plenty of room to wear over a shirt - in the end- its beautiful - but oh my goodness - it is like an EXTRA SMALL!!! My gauge worked out & everything looks right - but it is so tiny! Even the sleeves are so tight on my arms - it fits like spandex or something on my skin - Its so small - it fits my youngest step daughter who is a size 2.

Anyone else do this project & it actually work? I'm very disheartened now!
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