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Old 05-15-2007, 11:14 AM   #1
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Non-original, Original Summer Sweater
So when is a sweater an original design vs. a tweaking of a pattern? I ask because I just finished a sweater that is sort of a combo of two sweaters. I've used the measurements and general style from the top of the Simple Knitted Bodice and for the bottom, I used a stitch pattern that I did on a child's cardigan (Tater's Cotton Cardi). Here's is the result (sorry the photo is so large I can't seem to make it smaller):

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Old 05-15-2007, 12:56 PM   #2
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Very pretty!

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Old 05-15-2007, 01:42 PM   #3
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Great job! I've done similar with taking parts of patterns and incorporating them into my own 'design.' Sweater looks comfy, easy to wear.

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Old 05-15-2007, 05:46 PM   #4
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It was your original idea to do that combination so I say claim it!

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Old 05-15-2007, 07:56 PM   #5
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It's beautiful! Congratulations on engineering a pattern that suits you!
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Old 05-16-2007, 02:07 PM   #6
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Awesome! You did a great job!
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