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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Lace Leaf sweater from Loop-d-Loop on: January 07, 2008 07:43:03 AM
Thanks for the kind comments!

Did you use a thinner yarn than what was called for? It looks like it fits you really well. I love this sweater but am on the curvy side, so the bulky gauge would not work for me.

I used Lamb's Pride Bulky.  I went up a needle size to try and get gauge but was still half a stitch over.  Somehow I ended up with a skein left? That always seems to happen and I'm not sure why.  If you're on Ravelry, you can check out everyone else's projects. Maybe someone switched yarn weight? 
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Lace Leaf sweater from Loop-d-Loop on: January 06, 2008 08:18:27 PM
Ta-da! Completed in 8 days. Well, the ends still need to be woven in and I don't have a button for the collar.





Thanks for looking!

ETA: sorry for the sideways pic. I don't know how to fix it.
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Knitscene's Central Park Hoodie on: November 14, 2007 08:03:28 AM
Aah...I'm waiting for my Donegal tweed to arrive, I *really* hope to have my own hoodie before the end of this winter! Thanks for the inspiration, yours look great and I love the fit!

Do you have any comments on the pattern?

Check your gauge!  Cheesy  I thought I had, but apparently I was waaaay off.  I don't know if you've worked with the Donegal tweed before, and if you have please ignore what I'm about to say.  Since it's single ply, I had issues with it breaking a few times - once pulling it out of the center-pull ball and a couple others while I was seaming.  It's wool, so you can spit splice it, but it's annoying all the same. It's scratchy, but it feels a TON better after you block it.  I haven't gotten around to blocking the hood yet and there's a huge difference.  And it tends to pill wear the sleeve rubs against the body.  Good luck!  I wear the dang thing all the time.


Thanks again for all the nice comments!
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Bobble Cable Snow Jacket on: November 06, 2007 09:43:00 AM
It's beautiful! Yes, please post an action shot!
5  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: knitscene's central park hoodie on: November 06, 2007 09:38:55 AM
Thanks!
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Knitscene's Central Park Hoodie on: November 06, 2007 09:38:21 AM
Thanks for the kind words!  It *is* very warm, so I've been wearing it a lot.

7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Knitscene's Central Park Hoodie on: November 05, 2007 10:08:36 AM
It only took me 9 months, but here it is!





I wanted it baggy, so I knit it a size larger than what I thought I needed.  It ended up fitting perfectly and I have an extra skein. I guess my gauge was off...

I used the Tahki Donegal Tweed. It's scratchy, but only if you think about it.  Wink
8  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: knitscene's central park hoodie on: November 05, 2007 10:02:08 AM
Done done done done!





I had wanted it baggy so I knit it a size bigger than I thought I'd need.  It ended up fitting *perfectly* and I have a skein left over.  I guess my gauge was off...
9  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Sunset Mural + Craft Room on: October 14, 2007 06:06:52 PM
Um, holy cow. I'm so jealous of your muraling skills. Also hitting 'This Rocks'.
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Ravelry! Extra invites... on: October 10, 2007 06:00:03 PM
I'm in, I'm in!!

indieana over there...add me! if you want...
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