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Old 02-06-2006, 09:09 PM   #1
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FO: Hourglass Sweater
This is the Hourglass Sweater from Last Minute Knitted Gifts. I used 9 balls of Debbie Bliss Cathay (gorgeous yarn!) and made the smallest size. It's a little tight, but I think that's due to the gauge being a teeny bit off.

I it! I think I'll wear it tomorrow.
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Old 02-06-2006, 09:29 PM   #2
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Very nice! I don't think it looks even a little tight.
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Old 02-06-2006, 09:33 PM   #3
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Oh, Mer, that's beautiful!! And I think it fits you perfectly. It looks great!
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Old 02-06-2006, 09:39 PM   #4
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Beautiful! And, I agree, it looks like it fits you perfectly!
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Old 02-06-2006, 09:40 PM   #5
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Gorgeous!! You look wonderful in it!
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Old 02-06-2006, 09:57 PM   #6
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That's it! That's the last straw!
I MUST purchase some good yarn and make a sweater for myself. Knowing that other people can make such fabulous garments as yours is just too much to bear.
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Old 02-06-2006, 09:57 PM   #7
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That's beautiful, Mer! The color is so pretty!
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Old 02-06-2006, 10:07 PM   #8
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Just gorgeous!!!! You did a great job!!
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Old 02-06-2006, 10:10 PM   #9
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Mer - it is beautiful and it looks fabulous on you!
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It looks great & I think the fit is PERFECT!! Simply gorgeous!!
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