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Old 06-24-2008, 05:07 PM   #1
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FO: Andoa Sweater for DH
Well, it took almost a year to make it b/c of hand problems, but the Andoa sweater is finally done. Unfortunately, it grew in the blocking so the sleeves are too long. Hmmm. Should I shorten them?
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Pattern: Andoa from Berroco, altered to skip one of the stitch patterns cuz DH doesn't like stuff to be too "patterny"
Yarn: Peru DK Luxury in Beige Khaki
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Old 06-24-2008, 05:28 PM   #2
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Very Nice! What a lucky husband you have!

(I am really not the person to ask about shortening, but no I would not. When a project is finished -- it is finished. I don't take things back out.)
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Great job, the pattern looks pretty involved as it is. Personally, I know the sleeves are a bit long but I think they look good...what does your lucky hubby think??
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Old 06-24-2008, 07:07 PM   #4
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It looks great! I don't think I'd shorten the sleeves, they aren't that long. You could try re-blocking them shorter, too.
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Old 06-24-2008, 07:18 PM   #5
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I love it. Personally i think it looks good as is so i wouldn't shorten the sleeves
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Old 06-24-2008, 08:37 PM   #6
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Looks great.
Really classic look.
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It looks great!! I'll bet your husband loves it. I wouldn't shorten the sleeves either -- they're fine just the way they are.
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Congrats! It turned out awesome! Very worth the wait I'd say.
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Very nice
...and elegant sweater! Congrates!!!
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Old 06-25-2008, 01:07 PM   #10
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Great looking sweater and looks like a perfect fit. Congratulations!!!
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