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« on: September 15, 2007 06:50:37 AM »

i just finished anais from norah gaughan vol. 1 , the berroco booklet available here: http://www.berroco.com/ng1/ng1_photoview_pv.html

the pattern was easy to knit, and i love the finished item. unfortunately i discovered i was allergic to alpaca while knitting it, so i'll never get to wear it. i'm planning on making this one again, next time in 100% wool.





i used the recommended yarn, berroco ultra alpaca light and it took just under 4 skeins to make the 34" size.

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« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2007 07:19:47 AM »

That's gorgeous - I love the color and the star design. That sucks about the alpaca yarn though. Is alpaca yarn itchy?
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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2007 07:25:30 AM »

Norah Gaughan is a goddess.  Shocked I do want that book, I do, but Berroco doesn't ship to the UK.  Cry

That top is fab. Fab!

Mochaxlight, alpaca can be itchy, especially if it's not the 'baby alpaca'
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« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2007 07:56:06 AM »

so pretty! it's a pity about the alpaca allergy.. you should definitely knit it again in wool Smiley you look fab in it
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« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2007 08:10:08 AM »

Wow I love that neckline, it's beautiful! That's a real shame about the allergy after you put all the work into it, you should definately make a wool version though!
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« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2007 08:22:26 AM »

Mochaxlight, alpaca can be itchy, especially if it's not the 'baby alpaca'

Ah okay. That's what my boyfriend said (he's Peruvian.) That's a good thing to know, thanks!
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« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2007 08:38:45 AM »

What a cool detail and it turned out great! Its kinda wierd about the allergy since most people who are allergic to wool aren't to alpaca so I assumed it was hypoallergetic.
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« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2007 09:12:02 AM »

So gorgeous!  Hopefully you can gift it to a similar-sized non-allergic friend or family member. I need that booklet badly.  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2007 10:16:21 AM »

oh! all i can say is... i love it!
wonderful job, i've been looking to knit a shirt that didn't look like crap
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« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2007 11:34:53 AM »

wow that's super pretty! the soft color makes it look so sophisticated -- i love that the center bit looks kind of like a spider web... very cool! great job!  Cheesy
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