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Old 01-19-2009, 01:21 PM   #1
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Cardigans?
I've done up a sweater that needs seams sewn up (still working on that) and I'm doing a sweater that is done in the round, almost done with that one
My next project I'd like to do is a caridgan. How difficult is that for a beginner? I'm afraid of button holes! They seem difficult.
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Old 01-19-2009, 01:50 PM   #2
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I don't think cardigans are any more difficult than a pullover, and making a button band isn't that hard either. It's more tedious and a pain in the hiney and something you might have to do more than once to make it look nice. At least that's my experience.

For your first cardigan, you might want to try to find a pattern where the button bands are knit right into the pattern so you don't have to pick them up and knit them on later.
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Old 01-19-2009, 02:02 PM   #3
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A Cardi was my first (and only finished so far) adult sweater.

Other than being larger I didn't find it any harder than pullovers.
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Old 01-19-2009, 04:43 PM   #4
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This is going to be my next sweater project:
http://www.flintknits.com/blog/?p=151
only 3 buttonholes!
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