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Old 07-15-2007, 12:45 PM   #1
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Color help needed
I'm thinking about making a sweater for a boy in a rich burgundy color, but maybe with a little bit of contrasting color on the sleeves and/or bottom. What would be a nice color to complement or go along with the burgundy? (I'm such a nerd!)
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Old 07-15-2007, 12:59 PM   #2
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I think navy blue or sage/olive green stripes would be a great masculine color combo!
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Old 07-15-2007, 01:29 PM   #3
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Perhaps a shade of gray?
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Old 07-15-2007, 02:13 PM   #4
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How about egg shell blue?
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Old 07-15-2007, 02:16 PM   #5
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I made my grandson a sweater with burgandy and forest green, his mother's requested colors and it looked good and got many compliments when worn.
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Old 07-15-2007, 02:58 PM   #6
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Or a gold color.
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Old 07-15-2007, 04:36 PM   #7
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I'd be careful with gold. It might look too Harry Potter-ish, if that's not the effect you want.

I think gray would be very nice.
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Old 07-15-2007, 04:39 PM   #8
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Ooo, I vote for gray, too. With white it looks a little xmas-y, same thing for green. It's funny now that burgundy and gold should leap to one's mind as HP. It doesn't for me, but I'm not that into it.
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Old 07-15-2007, 09:30 PM   #9
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what about black or white trim??
IS THIS the baby sweater combo that you posted about earlier ( and have lost lots of precious sleep to?
can you post some pics for us??
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Old 07-15-2007, 09:40 PM   #10
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I think gray or a cream color would be the best. I'd probably go for a dark charcoal gray. A dark blue or green might look good as well. Good luck :D
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