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Old 04-29-2009, 09:10 AM   #1
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Looking for lightweight sweater pattern
I am looking for a pattern for a lightweight sweater.

I have a dress for the spring/summer, but at work they always have the air conditioner on so high, I'm usually freezing (office building downtown - we don't have control of the thermostat)! I have looked around in stores and online, but cannot find what I want ... everything I've found so far is usually too heavy.

What I am after is something lightweight - something made out of a fingering weight yarn or lighter. Difficulty of pattern does not matter (I enjoy figuring out tough patterns! ) Long or mid-short sleeves is okay.

The key here is to find something lightweight - something to give just a little bit more warmth, but nothing too heavy.

Any thoughts or suggestions? I'm about at my wits end! I love the dress, but I can't wear it often to work.
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Old 04-29-2009, 09:51 AM   #2
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Not sure what shape you're after, here are some sweaters and shrugs that might work. You can lengthen or shorten sleeves to your preference.

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Old 04-29-2009, 01:11 PM   #3
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Here are some sweaters made from fingering weight yarn.

These are in DK weight, but if you used a cotton or blend they would be great as well.
5th one down on the page here.. Miracle drop stitch

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