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lainsie
« on: December 22, 2010 12:02:12 AM »





Finally finished just in time for my mums December birthday - this is the 4th time I have made this cardigan, the pattern is amazing, top down with no seams.  I made this one using  silky grey bamboo tape which has given the cardigan a nice heavy, drapey feel.  Because the pattern consists of a lacy chevron stitch it makes up very quickly using surprisingly little yarn. It's tricky to find wearable crochet clothing, but this pattern is a must to make.

blogged at http://northernhi-lights.blogspot.com/2010/12/december-birthdays.html

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Weddy_in_Paris
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2010 01:22:43 AM »

Lovely cardigan ! I too find crochet clothing quite tricky. But this one looks perfect : feminine but not old fashioned. I hope your mum will enjoy it.
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gleangenie
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2010 08:10:27 AM »

I've never attempted to crochet a garment for fear of the bulk and lack of drape. This doesn't have those issues at all. It's lovely. Well done.
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« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2010 09:36:42 AM »

beautiful, thanks for sharing! I'm going to put this on my to-do list!
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yarnbug
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2010 12:43:17 PM »

very lovely cardigan ,i will put it on my list for me to crochet next christmas .i am thinking a nice color like  red .
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shehay
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2010 12:58:10 PM »

 :)very nice.
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