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« on: August 17, 2007 09:36:40 AM »

Hi all!

Has anyone on here crocheted the new Lana Grossa sweater for August? It sounds like, from reading the directions that aside from the borders of the sweater, its almost all crochet.

Anyway, I'm wondering because it is so cute! I look great in those types of sweaters and wanted to get a read on how hard it was, since they don't rate the ease of construction.

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http://www.lanagrossa.com/service/mdm/08_2007/index.html

I usually check it once a month but most of them are knitted! This is the first one I've seen in forever that's mostly crocheted.

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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2007 02:11:36 PM »

that looks so adorable i would try it, if it didn't have the knit part.  Cry
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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2007 03:43:04 PM »

I think I might be able to handle the knitting. I put this on my to do list. Thanks!
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2007 05:18:04 AM »

The border looks like rib-stitch, totally do-able in crochet! sc in back loops only...
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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2007 08:33:28 AM »

Or try tunisian crochet for the ribbing.
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« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2007 07:19:25 PM »

RIbbing is jsut knitting and purling in knit so I doubt it's as bad as you think. But if you're really worried then I say try fp bp stitches and see how it goes!
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