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Old 02-04-2008, 03:41 PM   #1
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Very old FO
I don't really know why I have kept this except to remind myself that I can knit large items. This is a sweater I made for my husband about 42 years ago when we lived in England. In those days without central heating, we needed wool sweaters. I have no idea what kind of yarn it was and I certainly wouldn't choose these colors now.

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Old 02-04-2008, 03:50 PM   #2
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Wow, you did a great job!
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Old 02-04-2008, 04:05 PM   #3
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Which just goes to show, anything worth knitting is worth knitting in natural fibrs. 42 years old and look new!!

Nice job!
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I like those colors!! Can't believe that sweater is 42 years old. Wow!!!!
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Old 02-04-2008, 04:50 PM   #5
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That is a wonderful piece of work Sue . If i knitted that , i am sure i would keep it too. It still looks like new
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Old 02-04-2008, 05:04 PM   #6
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wow! great job! that is AWESOME!
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Old 02-04-2008, 05:24 PM   #7
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Can he still wear it? :-) That style never seems old. Very nice work.
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Incredible Sue! It looks like you just knit that yesterday. Does he still wear it? Nice job!!!
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Thanks everyone. No he hasn't worn the sweater for years. He probably never did wear it that much one we moved to Canada. He really isn't a sweater wearer anymore.
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Old 02-05-2008, 11:02 AM   #10
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It looks wonderful! I'm so glad you still have it.

My grandmother knit when my mom was little...now she just crochets but she made my grandfather a sweater that mom remebers...but they have no idea where it's at...I'd love to see it...
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