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Topic: $5 in Paris KAL (pattern included)--The Beginner's Top-Down Raglan  (Read 191950 times)
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« Reply #520 on: August 06, 2007 08:55:56 PM »

Here's my status.  I seperated the sleeves and then tried it on...yaaaayyyyy!  It fits!  It fits!  I'm making a sweater!  I'm a "big-girl" knitter now!  I'm so glad to have finally gotten to the point where I can make a sweater.  I don't know why, but I've  always considered the ability to knit a sweater one of the crowning achievements of knitting (just my own silly, personal feeling!  Smiley)





I think I'm gonna knit just one wide, red stripe in the center of the sweater.

P.S.  Awesome progress, Derkhan!
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« Reply #521 on: August 07, 2007 01:02:23 AM »

Ahh, your sweater is going to turn out so nicely <3333
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« Reply #522 on: August 07, 2007 10:26:41 AM »

Stitch & Stones - you can do it!  A knitter never turns her back to a challenge.
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« Reply #523 on: August 07, 2007 11:47:47 AM »

Has anyone done a long sleeved version of this yet? I am, I've got to the sleeves and wondering how many decreases I should do or when I should stop decreasing? Anyone tried it?
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« Reply #524 on: August 07, 2007 12:18:12 PM »

Has anyone done a long sleeved version of this yet? I am, I've got to the sleeves and wondering how many decreases I should do or when I should stop decreasing? Anyone tried it?
Ah, I've been wondering that too.
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« Reply #525 on: August 07, 2007 07:01:50 PM »

Has anyone done a long sleeved version of this yet? I am, I've got to the sleeves and wondering how many decreases I should do or when I should stop decreasing? Anyone tried it?
Ah, I've been wondering that too.

just_a_girl did.  she posted a topic that had her sleeve notes in it here:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=160711.msg1620362#msg1620362  it's after the pictures.
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« Reply #526 on: August 07, 2007 07:42:52 PM »

I finished two sweaters with this pattern!  So exciting!  This was such an easy and quick knit - I definitely plan to make more. 

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=188450.0

Thanks for the pattern!
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« Reply #527 on: August 08, 2007 09:10:29 AM »

I LOVE how the Martifil stripes change on the sleeves. So pretty!
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« Reply #528 on: August 08, 2007 09:23:33 AM »

I did 3/4'' sleeves and have notes on my blog about my sleeve decreasing.

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« Reply #529 on: August 08, 2007 09:30:14 AM »

For my long sleeves, I just did the sleeve decreases as in the pattern until they felt snug and then knit until the length I wanted.  They felt slim enough that they didn't need any additional decreases.
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