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Old 01-29-2012, 10:06 PM   #1
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FO: CeCe
This is another UFO that was languishing. I started out with the wrong size and had to redo the body because it came out too big. After all that, I stalled with the project needing only the collar seam and underarm seams sewn, ends woven in, and a button! It sat like this for over 2 years!!!

I actually got pretty discouraged with knitting altogether when one of my dogs ate a project I was working on, and left it totally unsalvageable (sp?) She even chomped through my Knitpicks needle cable! I wasn't expecting this since my other dogs leave my knitting alone. Darcy the Doberman finds knitting and even just balls of yarn irresistible though!

Anyway, I got out CeCe during my mad dash to finish some UFOs and I discovered that I don't even own the shirt I planned to wear under her anymore! I ordered some black long-sleeve tees online, but for now, you get a blocking board photo.

The fit is a little looser than I'd hoped, but I still think CeCe will be wearable. And that's one more thing out of the UFO pile!

I forgot the pic! See the next post...
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Old 01-29-2012, 10:09 PM   #2
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Oops, here's the pic. I couldn't get it to add to the first post.
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Old 01-29-2012, 10:10 PM   #3
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Excellent. That is so pretty. Yeah, over a black T, I can see that, love it.
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Beautiful work. I'm so glad you've freed this sweater (and Sylvi) from the UFO pile. Terrific color, too!
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This is lovely and a great color too! Aren't you glad you finally finished it!!!
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That's really nice, Maureen!....and a credit to your perseverance, for taking it out after 2 years and finishing a UFO.

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Beautiful! I love the colour and the lacy pattern. Good job on rescuing it after 2 years of confinement
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Old 01-29-2012, 11:06 PM   #8
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Wow! That's really pretty.

I'm with GG, over a black T or sleeveless mock turtleneck.
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That came out so nice! Love the color!
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Oh this is another nice one! I am familiar with this pattern! I might have it!

Great work, and I'm inspired by your fortitude! Finishing up WIPS that were languishing for so long! A lot of people would just let 'em lie! (ahem!)
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