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Old 12-31-2013, 07:45 AM   #1
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First cardigan finished - thank you!
Hi guys, just finished my first cardigan yaaay!

I started knitting in September. Made a chunky scarf and then a poncho for my granddaughter for christmas and I just finished this thanks to your help in reading the pattern. The cardigan is knit in Faroe chunky on 6.5mm needles. I have made two pockets but have yet to sew them on - I'm still deciding on that whilst the cardi is being blocked on the dining table. I shortened the pattern by 10cm as I am only 5' 4". I wish the button was higher and the drop shoulder makes me feel like a rugby player but overall I am thrilled with my first proper knit and now looking forward to my next one. Apologies for picture quality and location
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Old 12-31-2013, 10:42 AM   #2
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It looks great and what a great colorway too. So versatile.
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Old 12-31-2013, 12:36 PM   #3
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It looks beautiful!!

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Old 12-31-2013, 01:30 PM   #4
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Very nicely done. It looks fabulous.
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Old 12-31-2013, 01:31 PM   #5
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That's beautiful. Well done!


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Old 12-31-2013, 01:55 PM   #6
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The sweater looks wonderful and fits perfectly! Your work is lovely and I'm glad you're thrilled. So good to finish that first cardi. Can't wait to see what's next.
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Old 12-31-2013, 02:39 PM   #7
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I think it looks fantastic and I love the yarn! Great job! I've yet to knit a cardigan, but I have the yarn for one and it's something I'll tackle soon!
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Old 12-31-2013, 04:04 PM   #8
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Looks wonderful! You did a grate job!
Do you happen to have a link to the pattern? This is exactly what I've been looking for!
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Old 12-31-2013, 04:24 PM   #9
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So simple, so beautiful! No one would think this is your first sweater.

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Excellent color and stitch definition.

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