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Old 08-03-2009, 01:01 PM   #1
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I finished my first sweater
I am pleased as punch that I finished my first sweater. It fits perfectly. I do have some mistakes in it and I have a few stitches that are a little bigger than the ones around them, but overall I am beaming. I used Caron Simply Soft in country peach and the pattern is St. James
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Now for the bigger stitches. Do you see the stitches that look a little bigger than the ones around them? Do you think that problem will go away the longer I knit? They are really obvious to me when I look in the mirror at the sweater. I probably won't wear it out in public. I am going to knit another one in chocolate brown. I have only been at it 6 mos.
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Old 08-03-2009, 01:14 PM   #2
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No! Definitely wear this in public with pride, it looks fabulous. It may not be absolutely perfect but you made it - how many of the people who would see you could say the same?? It is very very pretty - I love the neckline. Well done.

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Old 08-03-2009, 01:35 PM   #3
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I think it looks beautiful! Don't be afraid to wear it out in public.

Yes, the more you knit the better you get - just like everything else in life I think you did a marvelous job for only having been knitting for 6 months though.
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Old 08-03-2009, 02:24 PM   #4
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It looks fantastic! We are always our own worst critics, but I'd say wear it out proudly! I really can't see anything that looks larger. Washing may help it, too. Your tension will improve as you knit more.
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Old 08-03-2009, 02:29 PM   #5
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Looks lovely and fits perfectly!!!! Wear it with PRIDE! Great job.

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Old 08-03-2009, 03:16 PM   #6
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I agree with everyone else...wear it PROUDLY wherever you want to. That's quite an accomplishment! Great job!
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Old 08-03-2009, 06:54 PM   #7
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I think it is absolute perfection! The color and the knit stitches themselves! A really beautiful work of art! Way to go!
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Old 08-04-2009, 09:17 AM   #8
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Wow! Only been knitting for 6 mos? You go girl! It looks FABULOUS! You'd better wear it in public!! I think washing will help the stitches even up, but even if it didn't you should be very proud of it. Awesome!
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Old 08-04-2009, 10:06 AM   #9
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Great Job
You should wear your first project out in public with pride. After only six months of knitting - - wow!

Great Job and keep knitting! We expect to see more great things from you.
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Old 08-04-2009, 09:02 PM   #10
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What a great fit! Love the color and the pattern...remember...most people wouldn't even notice any difference. Knitting tension comes with practice!
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