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« Reply #50 on: May 18, 2005 04:24:41 PM »

cameras4toys - that looks great!  What yarn did you use?  Also, how stretchy is it?  I'm just concerned that it won't fit in the bust.

I can't remember what brand yarn - it's a mohair blend. Very nice and soft. The ribbing makes this a very adjustable stretchy wrap. You do want it to wrap around enough to be able to tie to together at the front though. It could've used a few more inches for me and I am a size 10. I made the back a little wider and wished I hadn't.

This is a very warm sweater and makes your torso look extra padded - beware.

I'll be checking out that link for the Fisherman's ribbing, I never did figure that one out.
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« Reply #51 on: May 19, 2005 01:22:41 AM »

i'd love to make this in crochet too!  i can't start until august though Sad  i'm tempted to knit it, but i think the possibility of finishing is higher with crochet... 
it looks so beautiful, but i have to wonder about all that wrapping, doesn't seem like a flattering idea for most people.  oh well, love it anyway!
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« Reply #52 on: July 05, 2005 11:07:19 PM »

I'm still stuck right after the second armhole... hope to take it up again during the summer holidays. I've had to buy more yarn as the top seems to use a whole lot more than I calculated for and the yarn is being discontinued
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« Reply #53 on: July 08, 2005 12:37:14 PM »

ack, this is the longest project ever! but the end is in sight, i'm halfway done with the second sleeve and crossing my fingers that i have enough yarn left, since i'm back in seattle and the yarn is from prague! I can't quite figure out how to wrap it properly, but hopefully once the sleeves are on i can get it right.
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« Reply #54 on: July 08, 2005 05:42:30 PM »

i started this at christmas, i'm about 1/6 through i think but now i've stopped for the summer. i'm going to start up again when it gets cooler- i'm just doing a basic k1p1 rib with paton's divine. i did made a sleeveless version on bigger needles, and it was REALLY bulky, so i am a bit worried......
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« Reply #55 on: February 22, 2006 08:59:07 AM »

Hi,

I see this knitalong kinda died. I was wondering whether anyone ever found good yarn subs for this pattern and had an estimate of the yardage they used. I have been wanting to make this for awhile, so help would really be appreciated. Thanks!
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« Reply #56 on: February 22, 2006 10:52:34 AM »

Hi I made half of the wrap. Then I decided it was going to be too bulky. The fishermanstitch eats yarn and the fabric became very thick. When wrapped around twice (as it supposed to be) you become a little michelin-man!
I used a mohairblend 'serenade" from schoeler and stahl, same gauge and almost same weight as ghh softkid.
yards needed: 1500 or more
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« Reply #57 on: February 22, 2006 03:24:55 PM »

i just have to sew on the sleves, and yes the sweater ends up being kinda bulky!!

but mine is cute and all so i'll try and post a pic or two when i finaly get the sleves on!!
~K
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« Reply #58 on: February 22, 2006 04:38:15 PM »

Ooh, please post a photo if you can!
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« Reply #59 on: January 27, 2007 01:29:02 PM »

so.....i've lost this pattern. did anyone save the PDF by any chance? how did the projects turn out?
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