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Topic: Skull swatch!! (Update w/ Chart!)  (Read 2703 times)
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« on: August 05, 2007 08:22:17 PM »

So I've been trying to figure out a sweater idea for my husband and was thinking of a cabled sweater or one with a skull and crossbones on the front. Then it hit me...a skully cable-like sweater. So this is what I came up with...







So now my hubby can have his nice looking sweater and his skully too! Any comments welcome! I do know that they are kinda hard to see but that is sort-of the point. I'll post the sweater when I get that done...whenever that may be! Wink

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Ok, so here is my skully cable chart. For the swatch I basically did:

k3, p1, k1, *1st row of chart*, k1, p1, k3 Turn
p3, k1, p1, *second row*, p1, k1, p3 Turn

Get it? If not you can message me, but here is the chart(I made the dots purl stitches on the RS):

 
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MissNoemi
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2007 08:27:01 PM »

What a, um, cutely sinister idea! And then it's knitted and for hubby, so it's a winner all the way around! I'd love to see the completed project. Smiley Kudos for coming up with the skull pattern yourself; my attempts at such things generally fall apart miserably.
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« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2007 08:47:30 PM »

great job, that will be awesome as it will be subtle!  this is great, can't wait to see the finished sweater!
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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2007 05:49:34 AM »

Your skull cable like idea is great--will you post a chart? Thanks!
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« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2007 07:12:11 AM »

Thanks all of you for your nice comments, and yes I will eventually post a chart! I just have to clean it up a bit so that people can read it besides me!  Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2007 07:30:51 AM »

i've said this numerous times on this board, but skulls are my favorite thing! (its the likes dead things anthro stuff). i want a hat with those skullies on them. good luck with your sweater!
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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2007 10:42:58 AM »

Subtle and subversive. Love it!
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« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2007 11:48:21 AM »

i can't wait to see the end result, and would love a chart! very cool concept.
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« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2007 11:28:32 PM »

You know that is probably one of the coolest patterns for a mens knit I've ever seen.  It's got a punk vibe without being too over the top, like a "this ain't your gramma's cable knit sweater" kinda thing...   Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2007 01:19:31 PM »

I've updated the post! Check it out!
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