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Topic: Eyelet Tunic "April" in Jeannee  (Read 1775 times)
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« on: June 21, 2008 03:07:42 PM »

This is my first sweater! The pattern is April, in Nashua Handknits' The North American Designer no. 6. It is a ribbed tunic with eyelet details.

I started this in March, but I had done a lot of swatching first, trying to get the ribbing to look decent. The ribbing on the back is sloppy, but by the time I had gotten to the sleeves it improved. If the pattern didn't call for the sweater to be made according to length, my sweater would be a disaster; I think my gauge changed so much between the back and front that I have a different of some 10-20 rows. Not blocked.



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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2008 03:16:20 PM »

Wow!  That looks great, if you ask me. 
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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2008 02:37:49 AM »

I think it's beautiful!  And the butterfly pajama pants were dually noted.  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2008 07:11:59 AM »

 Grin A gal's gotta be comfy!
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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2008 06:05:23 PM »

No one would notice the difference in length, and it looks great
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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2008 03:05:39 AM »

Oh , very pretty !!!
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2008 08:44:49 AM »

Very very pretty
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2008 04:45:09 PM »

excellent work!  Cool
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« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2008 03:06:49 AM »

Though you struggled with this piece, it looks great on you!  I think having the back a little longer than the front is kind of nice -- Once you block, you will really enjoy this sweater!  I love working with Jeanee -- what did you think of it?
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« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2008 10:45:47 PM »

that is a beautiful first sweater!!!!  I hope you are soooo proud... it looks great on you!!
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