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Old 07-27-2009, 08:58 AM   #11
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That is fabulous!!!! Great job!
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Old 07-27-2009, 11:53 AM   #12
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Stunning! Stranding and steeking - way out of my reach lol!
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Ginny, this is just absolutely gorgeous!! My brain doesn't understand how steeking works without ruining the knitting, so I have to tip my hat to you for making such a beautiful garment. Great job!
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Stranding and Steeking are two of the best kept secrets of knitting. They are MUCH easier than they appear and once you have accomplished them everyone thinks you are a knitting Goddess!

I am TOTALLY addicted.
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Old 07-27-2009, 02:07 PM   #15
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I have never heard of it... The sweater is absolutely gorgeous I am jealous.
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Ginny...that is absolutely gorgeous! Steeking is one thing I've never done. I'm sure like most things in knitting, it looks a lot harder than it actually is. But, I do fear taking a pair of scissors to something I've knitted. You're a brave girl I really do want to try that one day.
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GinnyG that is one beautiful garment! I don't think I would have the courage to CUT into something I had knitted, but I guess if one sewed down first it would be Ok - Ooooooooooh I dont think I could do it somehow! It would be a bit like doing surgery on yourself.
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It's fabulous!! I still can't help but feel queasy at the thought of scissors coming anywhere near my knitting
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Beautiful!

And how brave you sound! I have trouble cutting off the yarn after bind off -- can't imagine trying steeking yet!
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Ginny, you are an amazing, and inspiring knitter. What a beautiful sweater; love the color, the pattern, everything about it.
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