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« on: December 30, 2012 07:44:19 PM »

I've had the idea for awhile now to make an ugly Christmas sweater dress...and finally I had a party to go to.  So, I started this at the beginning of the month and knit like crazy to get done in time!







Derby Stripe!!


I used sparkly fun fur for the snowflakes and Christmas trees.


I added lights to the Christmas trees and pipe cleaner candy canes.


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« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2012 08:26:18 PM »

Great work!
And what an awesome job of only taking a month (less than!) to knit it up.
Well done.

Not ugly ... a bit busy maybe, but not ugly.
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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2012 10:01:50 PM »

Wrong, but oh so right.
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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2012 07:32:41 AM »

This is amazingly hideously awesome!  The lights make it extra ridonculous! I rocked it.  This is the best craft I've seen this season.  Grin 
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« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2012 09:48:06 AM »

That's fantastic.  Well done you!
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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2012 10:23:45 PM »

Oh... my... gawd...

That is SO HIDEOUS!

Yeesh, I better start knitting now if I want mine done for next year Tongue I certainly can't whip that up in a month!!!!
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« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2013 05:49:08 AM »

Wow!  That is amazing!  Great skills!
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« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2013 07:26:15 AM »

This is the most fabulous thing I have ever seen. 
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« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2013 07:33:09 AM »

a feat of sheer genius and i want one.
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« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2013 11:52:36 AM »

That is amazing! Great, awesome work! Cheesy
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« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2013 04:29:57 PM »

Great Job, I especially love the lights!
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« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2013 04:48:16 PM »

Wow, that is horribly glorious!! Not to mention some seriously amazing knitting. Wow!
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« Reply #12 on: January 02, 2013 01:12:09 PM »

Truely, truely awesome!
(And some really good knitting, too!)
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« Reply #13 on: January 03, 2013 01:03:33 PM »

That is fabulous! Those lights on the trees are awesome!  Grin
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« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2013 12:24:35 AM »

I'm usually too lazy to log in, but this time I had to. This is so perfect! Oh man! It's executed beautifully and it's so delightfully tacky...so busy and I love the lights and the tinsel bottom. I'm so jealous...I want one!
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« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2013 03:33:10 AM »

This. Is. Incredible. You knit this in one month? Gah, blown away. I love the furry yarn for snowflakes. Genius.
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« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2013 12:58:32 PM »

You got skillz to pay da billz! You've encompassed every aspect of the "ugly Christmas sweater" in one glorious piece! I love it and I want one!
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« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2013 06:08:28 PM »

This is amazing in all the best ways.  I am super super impressed you knit this in only a month!
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« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2013 01:22:29 PM »

It may be an ugly Christmas sweater but you definitely have skills! That looks awesome!
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« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2013 02:34:38 PM »

Well done! It is atrociously adorable!
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« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2013 02:43:26 PM »

Wow - Just... wow!  I think it makes it doubly WOW that you knit it from scratch in such a short time - that is awesome!
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« Reply #21 on: January 07, 2013 01:12:05 AM »

I love it!
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« Reply #22 on: January 07, 2013 03:49:01 AM »

How did I miss this???

This is so incredible and fun. You did a great job and the knitting is impeccable. Smiley
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« Reply #23 on: January 07, 2013 06:46:58 AM »

Thanks guys!  I sure did knit like crazy all month just to finish it!  I did win Ugliest Sweater at the party too!  Smiley 
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« Reply #24 on: January 09, 2013 11:41:56 AM »

HOLY CHRISTMAS!!! This is epic, sarahj!!
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« Reply #25 on: January 09, 2013 08:52:58 PM »

It is so awsome
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« Reply #26 on: January 11, 2013 09:33:37 PM »

OMG! The row of roller derby is awesome! I want a whole sweater of little skates now. Congrats on an amazingly ugly sweater
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« Reply #27 on: January 23, 2013 04:20:23 AM »

OMG! I love it!!! You did such a fabulous job!
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« Reply #28 on: January 23, 2013 06:30:44 AM »

Bwa ha ha!  Smiley  I love it!
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« Reply #29 on: January 24, 2013 09:20:19 PM »

What a wonderful work, I like the firs row  Grin
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« Reply #30 on: January 26, 2013 03:38:39 PM »

IT LIGHTS UP. IT #@%$ING LIGHTS UP.

This is nothing short of incredible.
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