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Old 01-31-2013, 07:57 PM   #1
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FO: "Ardys Vest"
The Ardys Vest designer offered everyone and anyone a FREE PATTERN on her birthday celebration weekend! A Rav knitting buddy of mine alerted me about this Special back in early January.

Anyway, I was very intrigued by this simple little design. The only seaming was the shoulders, the 3-needle bindoff seam over 13 stitches. Very easy.

I combined two sizes together, a larger size for the lower body, and a smaller size for the upper body. The vest is a perfect fit.





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Old 01-31-2013, 09:15 PM   #2
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That is a beautiful vest.
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Beautiful soft color and gorgeous vest. It's always fun to read your notes and see the work in progress. Lovely.
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Old 01-31-2013, 11:26 PM   #4
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Great vest!
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:26 AM   #5
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Lovely! I really like your color choice.
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I combined two sizes together, a larger size for the lower body, and a smaller size for the upper body.
Fun, huh? And I'd need some short rows too. You got just the right combination there.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:08 AM   #6
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As usual your work is gorgeous. I envy your spead in getting things done. I'm probably never going to be a fast knitter, but at least I seem to be getting better at different stitches and reading patterns.
Taking a class at my LYS this next week on reading charts. We will be making a cowl out of 6 ply sock yarn. Can't wait to get started!!
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Wow what a deal and the vest looks terrific. I love your doggy too. He/she is so cute!
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:31 AM   #8
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Very pretty! I love the stitching on the front band.

It looks really good on you, so, yes, a perfect fit indeedy!
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It's beautiful! And I really can't believe how prolific some of you peeps are!
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