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jonaosk
« on: September 11, 2011 11:59:31 AM »

This is my first try at knitting a sweater and it went a lot better than I had expected, except that it turned out way too big for my boyfriend, so we felted it until it fit. and now its both wind- and waterproof Smiley







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Weeny
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2011 12:21:36 PM »

That turned out great - must be mad skillz or beginners luck!
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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2011 03:21:02 PM »

That's an AWESOME sweater! Love that you guys felted it Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2011 04:45:56 PM »

Looks great and felting it was an awesome idea. It looks so snuggly.
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« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2011 09:03:06 AM »

That's sooooo amazing...I covet that sweater!   Great job! and lucky boyfriend Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2011 09:52:46 AM »

Beautiful! Err... handsome?  The colors you chose are fabulous! Good for you for trying felting: it is always hard to get gauge with these projects, usually because I have a very different gauge for the plain stockinette to the stranded portion.
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