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Old 11-19-2007, 09:40 AM   #1
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I finished this sweater for dd last month (for Christmas), and finally had a 'cool' Florida day to try it on. DD knew that I was knitting a sweater for her, but she does not know that it matches the "choo-choo" sweater that I knitted for dgs last Christmas -- it still fits him.
Details: Lion brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick sky blue, size 13 needles, pattern: Lion free pattern, 3-season Sweater Jacket, size M.
I did not knit in the pocket -- could not figure out the instructions -- but added a cable on each side. Another slight change -- I did short rows for the shoulder shaping, then 3-needle bind-off.
Pictures: I also knitted a matching hat. DD is taller and slightly bigger than I am, so the sweater should fit perfectly.

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Old 11-19-2007, 09:59 AM   #2
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You did a wonderful job! What a lucky dd!
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Old 11-19-2007, 10:09 AM   #3
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Very nice! I love the color.
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Old 11-19-2007, 10:22 AM   #4
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It looks great! Nice work
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Old 11-19-2007, 11:51 AM   #5
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Beautiful job! Pretty color too!
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Old 11-19-2007, 11:55 AM   #6
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Thats really nice...lovely color
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Old 11-19-2007, 12:00 PM   #7
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Very nice! I love the color!
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Old 11-19-2007, 12:42 PM   #8
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It looks great and I love the color...
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Old 11-19-2007, 02:45 PM   #9
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Thanks everybody for your kind comments. DH asked me if I was knitting a blanket! The sweater will be great for Colorado winters.
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Old 11-19-2007, 03:02 PM   #10
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Beautiful! What a lucky daughter!
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