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chiqui
« on: August 20, 2008 08:10:14 AM »

I decided for my very first sweater I was going to knit a baby sweater for a brand new niece/nephew (we don't know which yet!).  I used this pattern: http://www.canadianliving.com/crafts/knitting/knit_a_baby_baseball_tee_with_mittens.php  At first, knitting the sweater was very quick and easy.  However, I still had to sew the thing up!  I took longer to seam than it did to stinkin' knit the thing!  Ugh!  Anyway, I learned a lot of great stuff.  I learned how to have a nice chained edge on the sides of the knitting pieces from here: http://techknitting.blogspot.com/2007/02/chain-selvedge-aka-slipped-selvedge.html  I also learned how to do a mattress seam from here: http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/knitting-tips
And finally, I learned how to do an improved SSK from here:http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/decreases

Well, without further ado, here is my very first sweater:





Here's a close up of the button placket:






Here's a close up of the front pocket:






Comments?  Suggestions for my next sweater?
« Last Edit: August 20, 2008 12:08:22 PM by chiqui » THIS ROCKS   Logged
chiqui
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2008 08:15:58 AM »

Does anyone know why my pictures aren't showing up?
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carmina1
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2008 11:28:50 AM »

It is a very great sweater. I like the colors you use. Congratulation!
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carmina1
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2008 11:32:10 AM »

Does anyone know why my pictures aren't showing up?

You need to put on front, like this.





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chiqui
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2008 12:08:53 PM »

Thanks!
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« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2008 07:59:20 AM »

This just makes me want to go 'aaaaaaaaaaah bless'. Great job!!
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