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oddmoongirl
« on: June 07, 2010 05:49:51 PM »

So the crocheting saga continues with the creation of my first sweater! I know that sweaters may be a little out of season but I started it when it was in season. Then I proceeded to forget about it till this week when I busted out some mad skills and finished the bad boy. I hope you enjoy this crazy patternless sweater garb.

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questions? comment? I'm interested and willing to help!

*lots of questions were answered in page 2 of the post. Also a ghetto pattern was added!
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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2010 05:59:18 PM »

WOW, that's your first sweater?! That's amazing.
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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2010 06:19:00 PM »

Mad skills indeed!  This rocks   Grin Cool Grin

So, if you had no pattern, is there a trick to it?  Any tips for someone else wanting to partake in a similar activity?
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2010 06:53:49 PM »

HOW'D YOU DO THAT!???!?!?!  It's absolutely adorable.  *drool*
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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2010 07:09:04 PM »

That is beautiful. I love the color and the fit looks great. I'm just kind of in awe.
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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2010 07:34:20 PM »

Ooooo really nice job! Really pretty color on you too Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2010 08:02:29 PM »

Holy jesus....that is amazing.  Shocked
I crochet hats...that's about it. Lol.
I want to sew sweaters for winter..I better start now. Ugh.
How long did it take?!
I can never sleep without finishing whatever I'm crocheting. I must be crazy.
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« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2010 08:05:43 PM »

Love the color and the sweater itself.  If you would be willing to write up a pattern I think myself and others would be interested! Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2010 08:12:48 PM »

I love it.  It looks like it fits great, is comfortable, and is cute to boot.  And all that with no pattern and no previous sweater crocheting experience...my mind is boggled.  I love it.  The long long sleeves, the neckline, the stitch used, the color.

What stitch is it?  Is it all one piece or is it seamed?  What weight of yarn/hook size did you use?
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« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2010 08:15:25 PM »

It's gorgeous! I am totally wisting this Smiley
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