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Old 08-27-2006, 07:09 PM   #1
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Summertime Cardi
I posted this at my blog and I think on the KAL posting, but I never put it in the FOs, so here it is. My pride and joy. The most complex, intricate, beautiful thing I have ever completed. This garment was so completely out of my league when I started it that I never really thought I would finish it. But I did. It was a mother's day gift for my mom which I delivered to her in July. :-)

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Old 08-27-2006, 07:14 PM   #2
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Wowzers, it looks beautiful and flawless! Way to go, you should be proud.

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Old 08-27-2006, 07:16 PM   #3
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Oh my goodness!!! I'd love to see a pic of your mom in it, but even flat it looks so well made, so polished! The buttons are perfect and a gorgeous choice. Wonderful job.
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Old 08-27-2006, 07:16 PM   #4
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Excellent job! It looks very beautiful.
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Old 08-27-2006, 07:47 PM   #5
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Wow! It looks so professional. I bet your Mom will wear it even when she doesn't need an extra sweater just so she can brag that you made it just for her!

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Old 08-27-2006, 08:11 PM   #6
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WOW that is beautiful,bet your mom loved it

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Old 08-27-2006, 08:18 PM   #7
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Absolutely STUNNING
Where did you find the pattern? What yarn did you use?
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So gorgeous! Beautiful! Wonderous!
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OMG! That is a beautiful job. You are so gifted.
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Old 08-27-2006, 08:54 PM   #10
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that is amazingly gorgeous! I would definitely pay good money for that if I saw it in a store.

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