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Old 11-19-2010, 07:24 AM   #1
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i would like help knitting a V neck mens sweater... any tips?
hello everyone, im new to this forum, ive just mastered the scarf and the socks knitting!! now looking to up my game and do a sweaters for the coming winter... i love these chunky knit jthings out at the mo

but i reckon that might be too hard for me at the mo, i dont think im neat enough to do a chunky knit just yet
instead i have set my sights on something more like the fourth on this list here
does anyone have a pattern i could follow? or better yet step by step idiot instructions?! i can confidently say that this is gonna be a real stretch for me but im ready to challenge myself and hey i can always post my issues and my woes on here right?!
hopefully someone out there can help...
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Old 11-19-2010, 09:13 AM   #2
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The sweater you pictured on your post isn't that chunky (in fact it is machine knit and probably not chunky yarn at all). If you find a crew neck sweater like that one in a sport weight (very not bulky) or even a worsted you shouldn't have any trouble. Very basic, easy sort of thing really. Probably easier than the vee neck for that matter.
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Old 11-19-2010, 12:04 PM   #3
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Here are some sites you can look for free patterns:

Mirl56 at Ravelry, too.

Learn from the mistakes of others. You canít live long enough to make them all yourself. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Old 11-19-2010, 12:41 PM   #4
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well i wont pretend that il not upse tthat this jumper isnt hand knitted!! does explain why i would never be able to produce something so neat though i guess!
but i am happier that it is easier to make than the vneck! thanks alot merigold
and marilyn thanks for the free patterns, i didnt realise you could get them for free online! youve just saved ma a hell of alot of money. and i love the eleanor roosevelt quote you have in your signature...
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