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« on: November 17, 2007 10:20:02 AM »


i just finished the bubble pullover from the book knitting nature by norah gaughan. i am so thrilled with this knit, i've been wearing it all day!








i used less than 6 balls of rowan yorkshire tweed aran and knit the smallest size on us6 and us7 needles. i shortened the collar considerably because i just loved the way it was coming out as i was knitting it.

this is officially my favorite sweater now. i really enjoyed knitting it, especially the body, which is comprised of knitted pentagons.

a full blog post with too many pictures can be found here.




http://www.knittingschooldropout.com/2007/11/bubble_pullover.htm
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laceybatey
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2007 10:30:18 AM »

Wow, I love that !  I do love the mods you did for  the neck -- the neck really makes the sweater!  Nice work.
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« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2007 10:34:53 AM »

that is really beautiful...and so is your house! lakeside? gorgeous!

anyway, the sweater looks great on you Smiley awesome job!
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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2007 10:38:09 AM »

heh, thanks! nope, not my house, it's the campus of a local college. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2007 10:40:27 AM »

lovely!
i have this book & want to knit all sorts from it, its beautiful, but most look beyond me!!

must make time in the christmas hols to relax & start on something for myself from it
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tribaltaisan
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2007 11:55:38 AM »

Really cute sweater.  It looks amazing on you!
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kelliz
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2007 02:45:12 PM »

WOW!  You should be very proud of yourself.  I bought that book more as a coffee table book.  Everything in there is soooooo advanced!

Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2007 03:35:32 PM »

this is freaking AWESOME.
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« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2007 06:41:58 PM »

I love it! It's looks great on you too!
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« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2007 07:59:52 PM »

Yah! I really like that! Cheesy
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