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Topic: Who says crochet sweaters have to be bulky?  (Read 3889 times)
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« on: March 15, 2007 04:28:28 PM »

This was a lot of fun to make.  Sorry the pic isn't brighter; indoor photo with so-so camera.  I'll see if I can get someone to take an outdoor shot.



I used sport weight yarn, so there's no bulk.  And it worked up really fast.
Details on this entry of my blog, progress pics a couple entries before that. 

Thanks for looking!  Would love to hear what you think.  Among other things, I'm debating whether to add sleeves. 
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« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2007 04:37:27 PM »

oh no sleeves, most definitely. Unless you add the neckline motif to the cuffs or something similar.. hmm..
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« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2007 06:38:14 PM »

It's lovely. I agree, no sleeves. It's a perfect summer sweater.
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« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2007 07:41:06 PM »

I love this sweater on you.

No sleeves, but what you could do is make a set of arm warmers (like leg warmers) following the pattern for the sweater but made so you can remove them really easy.  I know I saw another sweater with arm warmers somewhere on line.
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« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2007 07:47:27 PM »

It's gorgeous! I vote no sleeves too because it's spring!
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« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2007 07:48:33 PM »

I vote for  no sleeves as well.  I think it is stunning as is.
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« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2007 10:17:34 PM »

So cute.  I love the pattern around the neckline. 
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« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2007 10:27:08 PM »

Thanks, everyone!  No sleeves, then.  The cap sleeve stretched out a bit, so I'll put in a reinforcing border. 

Just need to share that I almost lost the sweater today.   Shocked I was on the bus in San Francisco and the zipper on someone's #$%@# bag caught on the back of my sweater--this very one.  it got all stretched out as I got carried along, and I was terrified the woman would walk right off the bus and leave a gaping hole in my back.  Fortunately, I got her attention and she managed to detangle.


No sleeves, but what you could do is make a set of arm warmers (like leg warmers) following the pattern for the sweater but made so you can remove them really easy.  I know I saw another sweater with arm warmers somewhere on line.

What a great idea!  I'll work on it. 
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« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2007 01:49:32 AM »

ooh this is great! -off to read more in your blog.
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« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2007 05:11:11 AM »

Awesome job,no sleeves, it looks perfect just the way it is.
A number of years ago, during the chaos of Christmas shopping at the local mall I had a woman's purse catch a scarve I had just finished, the first "wearable" project I ever finished.  I believe it was the first time I wore it!!!.  She actually acted like it was my scarf's fault, was upset with me!!!!!
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