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ultraviolet
« on: September 08, 2009 02:14:42 PM »



This pattern is from cosmicpluto knits and the yarn is Lamb's Pride Worsted. It went pretty well and I'm happy with it overall. Some of the finishing was a pain and didn't come out looking as good as I would like (you have to look pretty close to see it) but I will probably be wearing this a lot!

There are more pics and information on Ravelry (I am threegoodrats) and on my blog.
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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2009 02:26:26 PM »

all i can say is wow. that is amazing. and i need to learn to do that.
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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2009 02:40:48 PM »

Beautiful.  That colour looks nice on you too Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2009 03:04:48 PM »

this looks great on you! i love it.
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« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2009 05:49:08 PM »

Thanks everyone! I'm relieved that it is finally done Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2009 06:42:19 PM »

You did a really nice job on this.  That's the kind of sweater that you'll still be wearing 20 years from now!  I recently gave one of those to my daughter!  She loves it as much as I did!
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ultraviolet
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2009 06:47:28 PM »

I hope you're right! I chose this pattern because it looks so classic and versatile - I suspect I'll be wearing it frequently.
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« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2009 11:51:13 AM »

great job! i like the argile-type pattern in front. how long did it take you to knit?
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ultraviolet
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2009 01:40:57 PM »

It took me four and a half months, but I didn't work on it steadily - I worked on some other projects as well.

I really like the argyle look of the pattern as well. It's all knits and purls so it's easy, but looks really nice!
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« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2009 02:13:00 PM »

Oh man I've been eyeing this pattern for awhile. Can't decide if I want to buy it and start, but yours is absolutely gorgeous!
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