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« on: August 10, 2007 04:38:44 AM »

After six months of knitting I am finally finished and I'm so extremely pleased with he result. This is the first thing I've knitted that actually was worth it. I'm never knitting intarsia again though. (modifying: It's not intarsia. It's stranding. I'm just not very well aquainted with english knittingterms) Damn, it's time consuming. My first plan was to make the arms in the scull-pattern too, but that would have taken too much time and I would probably have given up.

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« Last Edit: August 19, 2007 02:05:05 AM by violentlyknits - Reason: chart and tut added » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2007 05:08:11 AM »

Wow, I can only imagine how time consuming that was.  And I don't even knit.  But it looks awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2007 05:18:40 AM »

wow! nice work...i like that the sleeves are green instead of the skull pattern. it kind of changes it up a bit. anyway...you will be so stylin this fall...and warm!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2007 05:20:29 AM »

Love it.  What pattern is that?  My 13 year old daughter would love this!
It looks great.  Intarsia is a pain, though.  I have a felted bag I am working on and it requires intarsia.  That thing is taking me so long to make, because I keep putting it down because of all that intarsia. 

Great job.  All the trouble was worth it and I like the contrasting sleeves.
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« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2007 05:27:38 AM »

Fantasic work! I hate instarsia too - I think I've only ever made one thing using it.
I really like the red trim around the outside.
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« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2007 05:40:41 AM »

Awesome work!  Can you see my envy?!? Wink
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« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2007 06:09:35 AM »

Very cool print! Also, I think making the sleeves solid black was a good call
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« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2007 06:21:17 AM »

Wow....that looks great! Those 6 months have been worth it...
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« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2007 06:23:02 AM »

amazing! what size needles did you use?
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« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2007 06:47:13 AM »

This is AMAZING!  I'm totally jealous.  Did you make the skull pattern or find it somewheres? 
(Add me to the people who like that the sleeves are solid color, too)
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