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« on: January 09, 2011 02:38:36 AM »

Another recent project - the short-sleeved sweater Rosa by Kim Hargreaves from her book Thrown Together.

I'm sooo please with the finished sweater (lumpy sewn together seams aside...) which took from the start of September to the end of December 2010, with some other projects in between to break things up.







I've written about it on my blog in more detail with more photos if you're interested! http://kestrelfindsandmakes.blogspot.com/2011/01/finally-rosa-is-revealed.html and on my Ravelry page http://www.ravelry.com/projects/LadyMissP/rosa
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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2011 06:47:59 AM »

Wow, that's gorgeous!  So professionally done, you are an amazing knitter!
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« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2011 09:11:11 AM »

Very pretty! Love the two colors in the ruffles!
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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2011 01:06:19 PM »

that is sooo pretty! the sewn seams dont look so bad either
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Kestrel
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2011 03:06:12 PM »

Thank you  Grin

I really hate sewing up and much prefer knitting in the round. Some of the seams are pretty lumpy bu I don't think anyone will be inspecting them too closely!
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« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2011 08:47:48 AM »

It's so cute! I love ruffles! I'm a little too intimidated to knit them myself, but you did a wonderful job.
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« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2011 02:30:25 PM »

Aw thanks! The ruffles were a little ridiculous as you had to cast on 300+ stitches 6 times, an they definitely slowed up my completion of the project.
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midgetflynn
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2011 07:27:27 PM »

Beautiful! I have a cardigan with ruffles like that on the front, I love your more though!
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