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Topic: Sienna Cardigan from Interweave Knits Fall 2006  (Read 2688 times)
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sunflowerfairy
« on: September 17, 2006 12:22:14 PM »



Made with yarn sent to me by a sweet friend in Ireland, this sweater took me just over 2 weeks to finish.

It goes in the Christmas pile. Only 6 more gifts left to complete! How many days do I have left? lol

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shae16
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2006 12:31:03 PM »

This is darling!  I don't have the interweave knits mag yet, is a kid size sweater?  I also admire your ambition for handmade gifts for the holidays, if only I had the time...
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sunflowerfairy
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2006 12:52:44 PM »

Thanks! No, it's an adult, size small sweater.

I'm a stay at home mom with plenty of time on my hands. I have started early though. I promised myself that I wouldn't stay up the entire week before christmas ever again.
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westcoastchica
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2006 04:07:25 PM »

Sweet! :-)

I just bought some yarn for this yesterday, can't cast on until I have another sweater off the needles, it's nice to see somebody else's one finished!

I love the pink! Can I be on your Christmas gift list? (joking, of course!)
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« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2006 06:05:13 PM »

Oooh, it's gorgeous! I'd been thinking about making it for myself, but your giving it to your friend made me think . . . Oh man, my best friend's getting an AWESOME present this year.

PS. Did you knit to the pattern's gauge?
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Zia
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2006 06:16:31 PM »

Wow!! that's really pretty.
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soobeeoz
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2006 12:20:07 AM »

It's lovely!
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stefanixia
« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2006 01:48:34 AM »

Very pretty ! I love the color !
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sunflowerfairy
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2006 02:05:06 PM »


PS. Did you knit to the pattern's gauge?

No. If I wanted to go up a needle and a half than I would have gotten gauge. I would have been knitting on a 10.5us, and it just looked ridiculous.

I've heard a couple of people say that they had trouble getting gauge. I have no idea why. I didn't use the recommended yarn and that's why I thought I didn't get it.
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dkswife
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2006 02:34:48 PM »

Very pretty! Smiley
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