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Topic: My St. Patricks Day Levenwick Sweater  (Read 5733 times)
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« Reply #10 on: March 26, 2012 05:49:54 PM »

what a pretty sweater!
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« Reply #11 on: March 26, 2012 08:17:28 PM »

That is so adorable!!  Insanely jealous of your skills and your lovely new sweater Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2012 07:20:42 AM »

thanks so much guys!  i do truly love it too!  I am going to be working on another sweater soon ...... a rather complicated one, but it'll be good fun!
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« Reply #13 on: March 27, 2012 07:30:31 AM »

There is nothing I don't love about this sweater: the color, the fit, the ruffly button edge...perfect!
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« Reply #14 on: March 27, 2012 03:29:16 PM »

Ridiculously gorgeous!  I can't believe you went from yarn and buttons to a sweater in less than two weeks!  And winging some of it to boot (I'm a crocheter, not a knitter, so I'm not actually sure how challenging it is to change stitches when following a pattern, but I suspect I'd be a complete buffoon at it).  I love the detailing on the off-center closure edge (does that have a shorter name?)  All in all, two, nay, three thumbs up!  (Assuming toes can count!)
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« Reply #15 on: March 27, 2012 04:50:34 PM »

Ohhhh...I love this sweater.  I wish I could knit well enough to make this.  I'm so slow it takes me months to make a scarf.  A sweater like this would take me years! 
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« Reply #16 on: March 27, 2012 06:39:09 PM »

Thanks so much everyone! 

MASCmanik- i am also an avid crochetier and just recently took up knitting ( a year ago) and it's easy to switch some stitch patterns for sure.  though crochetting is always easy.  Crochetting just doesn't produce very nice sweaters, although i did manage to make one crochet sweater that i LOVE!
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« Reply #17 on: March 27, 2012 07:08:27 PM »

I love this sweater!!!  I must learn to knit! Thanks for the inspiration Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: March 28, 2012 09:36:29 AM »

beautiful work, I love the edging.
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« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2012 12:40:00 PM »

this is so pretty, i am learning how to knit by doing squares, anyway great job Smiley
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