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« on: February 17, 2007 04:08:46 PM »

I used a different set of colors but was trying for this:
http://www.ardithkeef.com/yarnroom/Patternbooks/LopiBestOf/Inside/13.jpg

And here's what I came up with:

the detail on the bottom

the sleeve detail

the major fair aisle part of the sweater.
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« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2007 04:23:53 PM »

Nice!
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« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2007 04:33:18 PM »

un real... its beautiful!
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« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2007 09:12:00 PM »

oh wow! what a fantastic work. I want one!!!!  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2007 07:34:02 AM »

did you make the pattern? if you did could you write it up? what kind of yarn did you use? its SOOO pretty and my grandmother would love one. (she loves red or any shades of red)
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« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2007 07:43:59 AM »

I love that pattern! The colors too.  I need to learn to knit or somehow bribe my dh or mom to knit me one.
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« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2007 12:10:28 PM »

did you make the pattern? if you did could you write it up? what kind of yarn did you use? its SOOO pretty and my grandmother would love one. (she loves red or any shades of red)

i used a pattern out of this book:
http://www.bestwebbuys.com/The_Best_of_Lopi-ISBN_1893762041.html?isrc=b-search

and then used alafoss lopi to knit it up. It took less wool than the pattern called for so i'm knitting the poncho out of the book for my neice with the leftovers.
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« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2007 06:14:26 PM »

I like it!  I've always wanted to try a Lopi patterned yoke sweater.  Do you have a modelled pic of the whole thing? 

(Also, I just looked at your LJ page.  That Riders sweater is awesome!  That must have required a lot of effort!)(SK girl living in Cowtown... Cheesy)
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« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2007 08:07:11 PM »

The yoke pattern is beautiful, and I love those colours together.
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« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2007 08:46:56 PM »

I like it!  I've always wanted to try a Lopi patterned yoke sweater.  Do you have a modelled pic of the whole thing? 

(Also, I just looked at your LJ page.  That Riders sweater is awesome!  That must have required a lot of effort!)(SK girl living in Cowtown... Cheesy)

I haven't taken a modeled shot yet. I need to get someone to take a pic, aside from my cats, who wouldn't look good in it.
The riders sweater took about 6 months of planning and a month to knit up, my brother totally loves it though and that's the important part Wink.
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