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« on: April 14, 2008 03:31:45 PM »

Hi, I've been knitting on this sweater for over a year now. I finally picked it back up and had it finished within two weeks. It's like knitting a sweater in no time at all, except it was a really long time.

The pattern: Enid IK
The Yarn: Reynolds Whiskey
The needles: US 4 addi turbos
The mods: I changed the yoke pattern to my own ring pattern. I also added a zipper instead of a button band. More pics on my blog: http://knithole.blogspot.com


« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2008 03:49:21 PM »

Wow! I'm so impressed, that looks great and not homemade at all! I'm very jealous of your knitting skills.
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2008 04:01:18 PM »

i love the colours you used Smiley so cozy ^^

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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2008 05:43:21 PM »

 Wink The rings make a great geometeric design!! Great job! Wish I had the attention span for size 4 needles Embarrassed

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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2008 07:06:33 PM »

holy moley, beautiful!  great job.  size 4...wow, the patience that must have taken! 

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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2008 10:27:42 PM »

It's great. I can imagine it would take a year, it'd probably take me about the same time. It's wonderful though.

I clicked on your blog and saw that picture of you cutting it for the zipper. So scary! Is that usually how people do zippers?

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« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2008 07:11:52 AM »

It's great. I can imagine it would take a year, it'd probably take me about the same time. It's wonderful though.

I clicked on your blog and saw that picture of you cutting it for the zipper. So scary! Is that usually how people do zippers?

This pattern called for a steek. I don't think you have to do it that way. But it's a nice way to knit a cardigan since you are knitting in the round you don't ever have to purl. I really enjoyed this and will eventually try another similar pattern, maybe one with bigger needles!

Thanks all for your nice comments. Even though this took me over a year to make, my actual knitting time on it was just a couple months. The endless knitting St st on size 4 needles in dark brown made me a bit crazy and I put it a way for a year. It's definitely one I had to come back to but I'm sure glad I did.  Wink

« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2008 03:09:59 PM »

Wow, amazing job on this sweater!

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