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Old 11-02-2007, 08:48 AM   #11
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Very pretty!!! You did a great job

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Old 11-02-2007, 09:07 AM   #12
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That looks great. Can you please tell me what pattern you used.
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Old 11-02-2007, 08:47 PM   #13
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That looks really nice on her. Good job!
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Old 11-03-2007, 01:47 PM   #14
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Hello little mother!

You are so darling! Isn't that your photo in the post? Welln anyhoo, you mother looks just FAB in this new vest! You did such a wonderful job! You are a wonderful daughter!

Thanks for sharing the photo with us, and thank your mother for me! We love a willing model!
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Old 11-03-2007, 11:52 PM   #15
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The vest looks like it fits your mom well and it is lovely.

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Old 11-04-2007, 12:47 PM   #16
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Thanks for all the compliments-she loves it.
yes it is patons sws-natural navy I think-took 5 skeins
the pattern was not really existant; I used my gauge and then followed the instructions out of The Knitter's Handy Book of Patterns, but made it longer than they called for b/c she wanted it to partially cover her butt. so it's 16" from bottom to the beginning of the armhole decreases. And then I added a cable to the front sides b/c the straight st st was driving me crazy.

yes the pic in the avatar is me, about 2 months ago-should pop any day, though I'm not due until Dec. 4th. My babies are always early, first was 3 weeks and second was 4 weeks, so Tues will be 36 weeks and I'm keeping my legs closed, had lots of contractions yesterday 5-8 min apart for most of the day, finally settled down when I went to bed (& that's on meds to keep them from comming) :teehehe:
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