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Topic: February Lady Sweater Along?  (Read 10226 times)
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Steffania
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2008 07:35:33 PM »

i really want to make this, but i need to find the right yarn
what is everyone else using?
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« Reply #11 on: June 26, 2008 11:04:43 AM »

i really want to make this, but i need to find the right yarn
what is everyone else using?

Someone had one on Raverly that was done in Lion Brand Cotton Ease.  It looked great (plus it's cheap and machine washable).  I actually just did a baby sweater for a shower gift in that yarn, and was surprised with how nice it is now (I'm normally a bit of a yarn snob...but then again cotton is cotton...and Patons and Lion Brand and some of these other companies are really putting out some nicer stuff in the past few years). 
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« Reply #12 on: June 26, 2008 08:11:17 PM »

There's a finished one posted here on craftster.  She didn't say what yarn she used though.  I wanted to dye my own so that it would be a semi-solid, but I'm not sure it's the type of sweater I want to wear in a wool...  Still undecided.   Undecided
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« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2008 01:18:39 PM »

There's a big Ravelry knitalong too, with tons of really useful information. http://www.ravelry.com/groups/february-lady-sweater-kal
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daizyduke
« Reply #14 on: July 04, 2008 09:32:10 PM »

I want to do this sweater next. Is anyone omitting the eyelet increase row or substituting with a different increase? I am not so sure I like the yarn overs. Thanks. Cheesy
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rachillsk8
« Reply #15 on: July 04, 2008 09:40:55 PM »

I want to do this sweater next. Is anyone omitting the eyelet increase row or substituting with a different increase? I am not so sure I like the yarn overs. Thanks. Cheesy

You could either kfb or M1 and KTBL to twist the stitch...you won't get the holes as you would for a YO with either of those.
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soozeq
« Reply #16 on: July 05, 2008 06:54:07 AM »

And yes, in the Rav KAL, some people are leaving out the eyelets completely.
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« Reply #17 on: July 07, 2008 12:25:04 PM »

In my queue too, so I might be in. What yarn are you using?


am using lionbrand wool ease..i found a nice greenish color..so far, am loving it
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« Reply #18 on: July 10, 2008 01:23:05 PM »

I started knitting it about 2 weeks ago.  I'm using Filatura Lanarota Chaco worsted weight in a lovely yellow color.  It's knitting up great!  I just finished the yoke and have started the lace!  I really like the yo increases because they sort of lead right into the lace. 
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« Reply #19 on: July 13, 2008 06:36:40 PM »

Here's a progress picture.  I'm knitting with Pakucho yarn.

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