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Old 11-12-2007, 02:41 PM   #1
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I just finished an Aran sweater for my sister-in-law. It was worked from the top down with set in sleeves that were worked along with the body because I don't like sewing seams, especially fitted sleeves. I was completely winging it while deciding where and how to do the increases. Here is a close up of the sleeves in progress:

Here is the finished sweater. It is my own design, but not very original.

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Old 11-12-2007, 02:53 PM   #2
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It is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!! I think you did a GLORIOUS job on this sweater! WTG!
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Old 11-12-2007, 03:06 PM   #3
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That is just lovely. What a lucky SIL!
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Old 11-12-2007, 03:29 PM   #4
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So very beautiful and so intricate. Your knitting is superb. I hope your SIL knows alol the work that you put into this sweater and shows her appreciation by wearing it, LOTS!
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Old 11-12-2007, 03:31 PM   #5
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That is beautiful!!
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Old 11-12-2007, 04:11 PM   #6
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I wish I was your sister-in-law!

That sweater is absolutely gorgeous!

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Old 11-12-2007, 04:13 PM   #7
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That is really lovely your SIL is going to be so pleasedX
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Old 11-12-2007, 07:53 PM   #8
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Well done! I think it's great.
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Old 11-12-2007, 08:10 PM   #9
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ditto of the above -- your sweater is fantastic
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Old 11-13-2007, 12:56 AM   #10
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Beautiful. I love the look of Aran sweaters. You did a great job with the design. I have never attempted anything that complicated. I'm impressed.
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