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« on: February 27, 2011 05:49:06 PM »

Hi! It's my first post here..
I hadn't been knitting for a few years until recently, had a very hectic time. This jumper was a request from my husband, he had chosen colours himself. I was sceptical first about the  colours, but now think it went pretty well.
This is the result, hope to knit more soon (I also made a jumper and a scarf for a teddy but don't think it counts Smiley )


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« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2011 06:02:16 PM »

I actually really love the colors together, it looks great on him!
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« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2011 06:03:25 PM »

Nice sweater, cute husband, and I love the arboretum.
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« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2011 07:35:07 PM »

that's an awesome sweater - you did great.

 
(from the thumbnail, I was wondering why anyone would haul a mannequin to a park .... his skin tone is washed out by the bright sunlight, so he looked sort of .... plasticy. You have my apologies! LMAO  Second photo, no silly mistake!)
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« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2011 08:22:32 PM »

It turned out great - the fit is perfect! I love the color choice. The whole thing looks very professional.
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« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2011 10:58:56 PM »

Wow! That man can pull off his purple. Smiley
And I really like it when someone makes something useful for the men in their lives-- it always seems so tough to do!
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« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2011 03:31:51 AM »

That's awesome!  I can't imagine how long it took to make.  It fits him perfectly too Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2011 04:21:34 AM »


Thank you for your nice comments. I had been on and off on it  (more off than on Smiley )  for over a year!
As for the colours, it's colours of their regiment: (british household cavalry)

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« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2011 08:26:40 AM »

What a project to come back to knitting with a bang! An man's sweater...that's a pretty epic knit.  It looks great and I love the colors and your photoshoot location!
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