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Topic: The Nerdiest Sweatervest  (Read 10819 times)
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« Reply #40 on: January 24, 2010 10:00:39 AM »

OMG!! your husband is in my sunday newspaper!!!!!!!!

 Its a UK newspaper and they describe it as a nerdy tank top (that is what we call sweater vests in this part of the world) But your husbands photo is in a british newspaper dressed in your fabulous knitting...well done!

they are actually linking to here http://www.wonderlandblog.com/wonderland/2010/01/super-mario-tank-top.html

the short piece is here, this is what is in the actual paper (minus the photo) http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/jan/23/internet-reviews-the-guide

I have the paper, so pm me asap if you want me to send it to you..

Your husband is a star!!! As is your work!

BTW This is a quality newspaper in the UK and it is sold in Ireland too, I get it every week and was so excited when I saw your pic
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« Reply #41 on: July 06, 2010 02:22:00 PM »

I <3 this!!!  Showed it to my DH and he said "that is sooo nerdy...but cool!"  Smiley 

I <3 geeks!
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« Reply #42 on: July 19, 2010 10:30:40 AM »

SUPER Mario!  My son would think this was the greatest sweater ever.  Awesome!
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« Reply #43 on: July 26, 2010 05:06:47 AM »

That is absolutely amazing! I love mario and love that people on craftster always seem to make the most stunning stuff with Nintendo and mario.

The detail is spot on! It must have taken forever!
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« Reply #44 on: August 02, 2010 10:06:48 AM »

Absolutly wonderful! I am currently teaching a friend to knit and her motivation just skyrocketed! Grin
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« Reply #45 on: August 02, 2010 11:31:32 PM »

I love how you put the lives remaining and the score on the shoulders... that's such a nice touch! I'll bet he loves it.
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« Reply #46 on: August 08, 2010 08:54:20 PM »

My 11 year old nephew saw this and has begged me to make it.  I found your pattern at www.happyseamstress.com

I'm not the best knitter and have never tried colorwork other than stripes or squares, and slip-stitch.  I'm looking forward to this being a learning experience.  My biggest problem will be adapting it to his size.  He has a bit of ADD and making him stand still for the measuring was surprisingly easy.  I think he is just pumped over it.  He loves Mario and plays the older games on the wii.

Was this really hard to make and did it take you a very long time?  I think your pattern is just awesome.
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« Reply #47 on: August 11, 2010 05:06:13 AM »

I love it so much. He looks so happy!
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