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andrena
« on: October 21, 2009 09:57:54 AM »

As Halloween is on its way I thought this would be a more than appropriate project!
 This is my first sweater, and I have to say I'm happy with it. 

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This is from Stitch n' Bitch. It was a good first sweater as you learn 3 different bind off methods!


I did have to pick up the stitches on the bottom and make it a bit longer. Unfortunately I ran out of the gray wool hence the contrasting bottom. Also I made the neckline a bit to tight in the front.
Any suggestions on how to fix that would be appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2009 11:22:07 AM »

I like the contrasting bottom! It looks really cute on you, even if you do look a little demonic;)
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« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2009 01:16:12 PM »

I love that! What a neat sweater, and it looks cool on you Smiley I love the first photo, I'm always doing something like that. Or talking or eating! If you want a photo of me you'd better give me a good amount of warning... Hee hee!
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« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2009 10:03:54 AM »

Yours looks great!!  I did that same sweater as my first sweater, but mine turned out HUGE.  I have now frogged the entire thing and recycled the yarn into a new, different sweater.  But if mine had been as cute and fitted as yours I would have worn it all the time!  Great job. 
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« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2009 11:26:10 AM »

Nice work, I wouldn't know it was your first sweater!
My first sweater turned out huge.  It fits better now that I'm prego.
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« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2009 08:48:55 PM »

Wonderful job! I love that contrasting bottom - looks intentional.
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« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2009 06:45:07 AM »

i totally love this!  I checked that book out at the library, and really want to make it but im such a newbie knitter. 
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« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2009 04:42:29 PM »

I love that! It looks like it fits perfect too!
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« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2009 02:53:19 PM »

Love it, looks great on you:)
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« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2009 05:48:57 PM »

It looks great, I never wouldve known it was your first sweater and I love that pattern! One day I will be brave enough to knit the things in my Stitch & Bitch books, lol
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