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« on: April 05, 2008 08:54:39 PM »

Here's my last-gasp-of-winter sweater


It used about 3.5 hanks of Manos %100 wool.  I fell in love with the colour, and couldn't help myself!
I'm not sure if it looks better with a lighter-coloured shirt beneath (emphasizing the cropped-ness of the top), or with a darker one.


If I do another version (which is likely) I think I'd do it in a lighter-weight yarn, and probably with a different, deeper and more intricate fair isle around the top.



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http://canaryknits.blogspot.com/2008/04/dolce-far-niente-voracious-manos.html
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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2008 09:50:35 PM »

Cute---I like it both ways!
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2008 06:38:53 AM »

I like it! The fair isle on the top looks pretty unique.
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2008 10:10:01 AM »

I love it! It looks really good on you!
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« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2008 02:08:28 PM »

this is beautiful... i love it with the lighter shirt underneath... seriously nice!
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2008 08:20:03 PM »

Ahhh! I heart you and your new pretty sweater. My jealousy of you and your ability to knit amazing sweaters knows no bounds.  Grin

P.S    I love the white shirt underneath to show off the cropp-ed-ness  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2008 09:54:12 PM »

*gasps*  Shocked that is EXTREMELY cute! You  have to give us a tutorial!!!  Grin
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