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Topic: A Cardigan with Hearts  (Read 692 times)
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Orange Swan
« on: October 31, 2010 10:03:10 AM »

I often make what I call "scrap yarn" sweaters for children. I go through my stash and collect enough enough balls of yarn in similar weights and complementary colours to make a sweater of the size I want, and then I begin knitting, making up the pattern as I go along depending on how the supply of each colour is holding up.

This is one of these sweaters, which I made for my niece Peaches when she was five. Not shown in the picture is a little tam I made to match the sweater. The yarn is plain old acrylic worsted except for the bright blue, which is an acrylic boucle.

... and cornelius is a pop star...
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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2011 09:47:12 PM »

I really like this! I would wear it in a second!

Let's grip it and rip it.
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