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« on: July 03, 2007 10:30:50 PM »

This is the bolero from the cover of Erika Knight's Simple Knits for Little Cherubs - a cloying title, but a nice book.  This pattern wasn't so nice, though, in one respect - there's a major error on the sleeves, which the knitter is instructed to make twice as long as they really should be.  Once that was worked out, though, I was able to spend my time being impressed with the construction, which is simple but really clever.  The front panels are knit separately and then joined so that all the seams are down the sides.  The yarn is random stash yarn that wasn't labeled when it was given to me, but I suspect it of being Lion Brand Wool-Ease.



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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2007 02:16:17 AM »

It's very cute and a beautiful shade of pink.   Grin
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2007 05:38:19 AM »

That is so cute!  And so is the bolero!  Wink

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« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2007 07:53:41 AM »

It came out really cute!
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« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2007 08:50:10 AM »

Cute!  Thanks for the warning on the error for the sleeves....I'll mark that in my book!
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« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2007 06:12:56 AM »

Ugh....such a bummer when there are problems with a pattern.  Thanks for the warning.  Your daughter looks awesome.
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