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« on: June 28, 2009 04:21:22 AM »

Pattern: Shalom Cardigan by Involving the Senses
Wool: Moda Vera Shiver colour no. 24
Needles: size 11

This cardigan is the second of the knitting challenges that I set for myself. Since I am always knitting scarves and berets I thought it would be a nice challenge to make a larger project.

The wool used is quite bulky and on the large needles it knits up quite fast so it eased me into the larger project arena.

The buttons are from Spotlight.

It is quite long. I am 170cm and it comes down over my hips so someone shorter might need to leave out a few rows to make it not so long.

I really like the yoke detail.

All in all this was a very quick and easy knit and I would recommend it to anyone wanting a nice easy project.

Comments and Criticism welcome!

« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2009 06:55:02 AM »

very pretty! i really like the way it looks from the back

« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2009 07:20:52 AM »

I love the cardigan....and I noticed NCIS on the TV.  My favorite show!  Nice job on both counts! Wink

« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2009 03:10:25 PM »

Thanks heaps guys for the nice comments. I love this cardi and am very proud of my first knitted piece of clothing.

I love the cardigan....and I noticed NCIS on the TV.  My favorite show!  Nice job on both counts! Wink

I love love love NCIS! We have fox so we watch it quite a lot.

« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2009 08:50:03 PM »

Looks good, nice shape, and very flattering from the back!
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« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2009 08:36:00 AM »

This is a pattern I've been wanting to make for awhile...
nice to know that it worked up easily for you!
Good job!

« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2009 03:59:03 PM »

This is a pattern I've been wanting to make for awhile...
nice to know that it worked up easily for you!
Good job!

This was such a quick and easy knit. It took my a week to make and that was between work and uni.  I would definately recommend trying it out.

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« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2009 04:00:51 PM »

Totally love that yoke.  Very nicely done, and beautiful yarn choice.

If it had grown up, it would have made a dreadfully ugly child; but it makes rather a handsome pig, I think.
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« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2009 02:40:20 PM »

I have to say this is a lovey cardigan...and I'm not big into cardigans!Lol
Plus its really flattering from the back...and NCIS rocks too.

All these factors in your favour,you can't go wrong  Grin

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