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Old 07-05-2013, 06:40 AM   #1
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Fish and Chip Baby Jumper
I've nearly finished knitting a fish and chip baby jumper. I'm just using navy worsted and the pattern is done in one piece, then folded over and stitched, so it's easy.

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Well, this ought to be fun to see. I've never heard of a fish and chips sweater (or jumper).
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First of all, welcome to the world of knitting and this forum, Janis!

The jumper is designed for fish and chip babies, a name given to babies in Africa, many of them suffering from Aids who leave hospital wrapped only in newspaper as if they were just fish and chips.

I'll post photos as soon as I can, but here is a link to some pictures of completed jumpers and a couple before being sewn up:

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=fi...w=1280&bih=580

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Do you know where I could get the pattern for these "fish and chip jumpers"??? Also, the address to mail the completed ones to??

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Well done.

I had never heard of it, but I have to say - nothing like I imagined. I thought it would be some kind of Halloweencostume... Any idea why this jumper is called after such a famous English food combination?
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Old 07-09-2013, 02:13 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by KnitBeg View Post
Well done.

I had never heard of it, but I have to say - nothing like I imagined. I thought it would be some kind of Halloweencostume... Any idea why this jumper is called after such a famous English food combination?
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First of all, welcome to the world of knitting and this forum, Janis!

The jumper is designed for fish and chip babies, a name given to babies in Africa, many of them suffering from Aids who leave hospital wrapped only in newspaper as if they were just fish and chips.

I'll post photos as soon as I can, but here is a link to some pictures of completed jumpers and a couple before being sewn up:

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=fi...w=1280&bih=580

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Originally Posted by KnitBeg View Post
Well done.

I had never heard of it, but I have to say - nothing like I imagined. I thought it would be some kind of Halloweencostume... Any idea why this jumper is called after such a famous English food combination?
She said why in her post a few up.
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Oops... thank you - I don't know why I missed that one post, I read all the others...

Nice initiative.
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