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1  Re: Venezia from Interweave Winter 06 by Eunny Jang in Knitalongs by jemmer on: January 03, 2007 06:55:53 AM
I am done! 



Seriously guys, this was so fun.  I have been loving all of your color choices and am excited to see how all yours turn out.  Thanks for all the support and encouragement.

More pictures and info on my blog:
http://girlwhoknits.blogspirit.com/archive/2007/01/02/venezia-pullover-takes-tea.html

Happy New Year!
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2  Re: Venezia from Interweave Winter 06 by Eunny Jang in Knitalongs by jemmer on: November 30, 2006 05:16:28 PM
I did Eunny's Deep V Vest early this year and that was my first exposure to steeking.  When I was cutting the steeks on that vest I carefully snipped the yarn and held my breath the whole time.  With Venezia I just made sure I was cutting in a straight line and went for it with no fear.  It really isn't as scary as you think.  Especially since this yarn is so sticky--I promise, it won't unravel.

I am done with the body of the sweater and am on the left sleeve.  I am hoping to have it all done and seemed by next week.  Here is the body blocking for your viewing pleasure:

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3  Re: Venezia from Interweave Winter 06 by Eunny Jang in Knitalongs by jemmer on: November 13, 2006 10:34:44 PM
So here is where I am at:



I am loving this sweater so far.  I have to pay close attention to not mess up the pattern but I love watching it grow.  I can't wait to see all your pullovers started too! 

Another pic and more info on my blog...
http://girlwhoknits.blogspirit.com
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4  Re: Rambling Rose from Rowan 39 in Knitalongs by jemmer on: July 09, 2006 11:37:41 PM
Okay guys...

I am done.



To sum it up, I love it.  Totally worth all the time, effort, and detail.  I can't wait to see all yours finished too.  Details and more pictures on my blog: http://girlwhoknits.blogspirit.com/archive/2006/07/09/a-rambling-rose.html.
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5  Re: Rambling Rose from Rowan 39 in Knitalongs by jemmer on: June 01, 2006 08:54:44 AM
I am done with the left front and even added one of the roses just to see how it will look.  I am excited about how it is turning out but a little nervous about the fit--it seems small.  Really I need to block it until I make a judgement on that.  

Here is a progress pic:



I don't know how fast I will finish either since I am working on a few other projects too but I am really enjoying this knit.

Can't wait to see everyone else's progress!
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6  Re: Rambling Rose from Rowan 39 in Knitalongs by jemmer on: May 05, 2006 10:55:26 AM
I am done with the back ribbing!!!  It took a while but I was so thrilled with how it was looking and am so excited to get to the fun part in the front that I kept going.  Here is how it is looking so far...



I am seriously loving how soft this yarn is. 
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7  Re: Eunny Jang's Deep V argyle vest in Knitalongs by jemmer on: March 28, 2006 02:05:01 PM
Here is my progress:



I had a temporary panic attack when I realized that I completely messed up and got confused by the row gauge.  I had the stitch gauge figured out correctly but I totally misread the row gauge.  I won't repeat it all here (more details on my blog: http://girlwhoknits.blogspirit.com) but in short, I thought that with my row gauge (26) being "under" the pattern gauge (30), I would need to add rows in order to make up for the missing length.  It dawned on me this weekend that I have been all wrong.  I may be under in numbers but that means that I will have longer stitches leaving me with an already longer garment if I followed the pattern as it is written.  I was pretty close to ripping it all out but I think I have come up with a work around and am going to continue on.

Also, I am for sure going to run out of my main color yarn.  I ordered two more skeins of it yesterday just to be safe.  So make sure you have enough yarn with this vest.  I am hoping to cut the steeks this weekend so I will see how much I can get done this week.  Despite my trials I am still loving the vest.
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8  Re: Eunny Jang's Deep V argyle vest in Knitalongs by jemmer on: March 17, 2006 01:17:19 PM
Here is my progress so far...



I decided to use 4's for the vest even though I am not getting exact gauge.  I just liked the way it knit up better then the bigger needles.  I am getting 24 stitches and 26 rows.  I figured out the math and am making a larger size of the vest to make up for the .5 extra stitches an inch and am adding rows to make it longer.  I am excited to keep going...
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9  Re: Norwegian Stockings KAL in Knitalongs by jemmer on: February 27, 2006 04:38:10 PM
I finished!



I did this project for the Knitting Olympics and found it very fun but struggled with a few things like figuring out the sizing and getting an even gauge as it was my first time fair isle knitting.  But overall I am very pleased.

More details on my blog:
http://girlwhoknits.blogspirit.com
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