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Topic: Men's Adirondack sweater  (Read 760 times)
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« on: February 01, 2007 01:28:43 AM »

I had finished this sweater as a Christmas present for my husband.  It was the first sweater I actually finished for him, so even though it's not perfect (the neckline seems a bit too boatneck for a man) he really likes it and wears it quite a lot.

Pattern: Adirondack Sweater
Yarn: Jaeger Matchmaker Merino DK 10 balls
Notes: The pattern is very easy to follow, it is a simple top down raglan but with a seed stitch ribbing.  I think it took me about a month of breakneck knitting to get it done.  The fit isn't the greatest but it is very comfy and his first sweater so he damn well better wear it!
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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2007 02:34:05 AM »

i love it. i love how it looks so comfy, i bet it will be his favorite. i love how you changed the neckline.. great job.

« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2007 03:02:37 AM »

Thanks tinybits, I actually didn't change the neckline at all, which is what he doesn't like.  It's just a bit too wide and floppy, so next time I'll have to remember to pick up less stitches or keep knitting until its more narrow.
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