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Old 10-22-2006, 09:03 AM   #1
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Hourglass sweater
I've knitted my first full size sweater! The hourglass sweater from "Last-minute knitted gifts". I made it in dark blue acrylic/wool yarn. Since I've read that so many people thought the neck was too wide I did 4 more decrease rounds than what the pattern said. So now I think the neck is too narrow and too high up instead...Well...everything can't be perfect...
Tell me what you think!
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Old 10-22-2006, 09:23 AM   #2
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I think it looks great, and it's high enough that you don't need to wear anything under it. My neck or chest get chilly if the sweater doesn't come up high enough.

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Old 10-22-2006, 09:43 AM   #3
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I think it looks perfect...good job! love it!
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Old 10-22-2006, 09:58 AM   #4
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Wow, I am definitely going to have to check that pattern out. It looks great on you - very flattering! I love the color! What yarn did you use? And I don't think the neck is too high.
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Old 10-22-2006, 10:10 AM   #5
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The neck is higher than the original pattern, but many people did more rounds to raise it so it wouldn't be falling off them. If I actually follow the pattern for this one, that's what I'd do too.

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Old 10-22-2006, 10:14 AM   #6
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Looks great!
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Old 10-22-2006, 10:17 AM   #7
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Looks perfect!!!
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Old 10-22-2006, 10:32 AM   #8
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beautiful!
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Old 10-22-2006, 10:35 AM   #9
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The fit is very nice, I think. I agree that it's high enough that you don't need a collared shirt underneath it. You did a great job, amazing for your first sweater.
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I agree, I think that the neckline looks great!
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