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slick
« on: March 07, 2005 12:22:09 PM »

I recently finished my version of knitty's bpt:

The pattern is here:
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall03/PATTbpt.html

I really loved this pattern and can recommend it because:
  • you knit the whole thing in one piece...no seaming!
  • the cables are easy--I'm very new to cables and found them easy to do.
  • the pattern is easy to follow once you get going.  And tons of people have already knit it, so there's lots of help on blogs
  • I think it's a great cardigan hoodie pattern and it's free!
I used pagoda from handpaintedyarn.com and love the color variations!  Wink

« Last Edit: March 07, 2005 12:33:14 PM by slick » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Miss Dottie
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2005 12:26:09 PM »

Wow! That looks hot! Thanks for the inspiration. How long did it take you to knit it?
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emling
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2005 12:38:43 PM »

That's so lovely. I was just thinking that the handpainted yarn would work beautifully in a cabled cardigan--and here you've already done it!
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blissedout
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2005 12:55:06 PM »

how beautiful!!! i can't wait until i'm not such a beginner and i can make whole things like this! great job!
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slick
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2005 03:14:49 PM »

Wow! That looks hot! Thanks for the inspiration. How long did it take you to knit it?


thanks for your nice words...it took about 3 1/2 weeks of fairly obsessive knitting!  Grin
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Tere
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2005 05:00:26 PM »

You did a very very good job!! It seriously looks sooo professional, and I really like the colour. Did you use the yarn suggested, or did you substitute?
:)Tere
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Keridiana
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2005 05:02:40 PM »

Yours looks better than the one on Knitty!
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acesulfamek
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2005 07:46:13 PM »

Your sweater looks terrific!  I am really inspired by it.  I don't know if I overlooked this pattern or just forgot about it, but I now have this vision of the two bags of Rowan Magpie currently languishing in my stash shaping themselves up into this great hoodie.

I do have a question for you: maybe I am skimming the pattern too much, but I do not understand how, if it is worked in the round, it is being split for the zipper?  I am assuming some steaking, but I did not see a mention of that in the instructions?  I must be missing something...
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slick
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2005 09:26:21 PM »


I do have a question for you: maybe I am skimming the pattern too much, but I do not understand how, if it is worked in the round, it is being split for the zipper?  I am assuming some steaking, but I did not see a mention of that in the instructions?  I must be missing something...


That is a good question:  You do not exactly work in the round...you work all the way around to one front opening and then back the other way to the other side...so you are going back and forth for the main body (there is a a front and a back side), but doing the yoke and arms and all as you go.  Not sure that made sense?!  But definitely no steeking.  Let me know if that didn't make sense, and I'll try to explain better!
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« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2005 07:28:47 AM »

I really love it , i have been wanting to do this pattern for a while now
as my first "for me"  project. How did you find the sizing? did it fit
the way it was supposed too? Im so parinoid i will make a medium that
ends up being to small
D
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