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mamaedgar
« on: April 13, 2013 08:38:47 PM »

I started this beach coverup/sweater about a year ago and finished it last October, but never managed to get photos of it! I wore it today over top of jeans and a black t-shirt as these spring days are a little chilly still!  I used Sirdar Just Bamboo Yarn that I got on sale, and the pattern booklet came with it.  After attempting several different other patterns I came bak to the Sirdar booklet and went at it!  I brought the neckline up a lot, and lengthened it at the hem, so I could throw it over top of a swimsuit and have ample coverage of my behind!  Here is the Ravelry Link *i hope this is okay to post a link ... the rules have changed since I first joined Craftster) with a few notes:

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/mamaedgar/design-f---v-neck-lace-sweaters

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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2013 09:50:16 PM »

That is really pretty and so versatile. Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2013 02:26:56 AM »

Oh I love the pattern!
I had a similar sweater (only striped) when I was little, my mom knitted it for me.. It was my favourite!
Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2013 06:50:53 AM »

Gorgeous!
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« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2013 01:44:36 PM »

Stunning!  Shocked
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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2013 07:31:21 PM »

This is gorgeous. I've been wanting to knit a layering sweater for years now and can never quite make myself do it. Yours looks amazing!
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« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2013 07:57:18 PM »

Thanks!  I really  need  to wear it more often, with the amount of work that it took!
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