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« Reply #120 on: September 06, 2005 09:07:25 AM »

Wow.  Kudos.  It's SO great!!!  That's definitely it.  Now I've got to try it!
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« Reply #121 on: September 06, 2005 01:55:01 PM »

nice! i think i shall try keri's version next since the t-method creates an odd pull where the T corner turns. woo hoo, long sleeved circular version here i come!
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« Reply #122 on: September 07, 2005 08:00:09 AM »

These posts have been great! I have started a version as well with Simply Soft and cant wait to have it done - I would love to have it be long sleeves instead of a vest, so i was thinking.....

Instead of doing half the ammount of stiches for the mock rib part, what if we were to cast on more stitchs on each side? However many stiches that would equal a 3/4 length sleeve? Then when you fold it over to sew at the end, it would form the sleeves automatically, no? I am afraid to do all this knitting only to have it not work - does anyone else undertand what I am thinking, and do you think it makes sense?

If so, how many stitches do you think would need to be casted on each side to form the sleeve? Right now i have 222 stitches working on the begining rib part....Maybe an extra 50 stitches on each side done in the mock rib would do it for sleeves? Hmmmmmm - thoughts? :-)
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« Reply #123 on: September 07, 2005 08:20:53 AM »

I don't think casting on more stitches will work to enlarge the sleeves, since it's really the back section that would get wider. It's also not really a sleeve, just an extra bit that goes over the shoulder...but you can knit it as you planned, then pick up stitches around the armhole to add sleeve length...

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« Reply #124 on: September 07, 2005 09:16:37 AM »

um...hoe do yuou make the doll? my boyfriend loves anni di franco and I know he would like one!

I used a pattern from an old edition of Interweave Knits... click below for more info:

http://www.figandplum.com/archives/000351.html
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« Reply #125 on: September 07, 2005 11:21:20 PM »

Thank you so much guessica for started the thread. Mine shrug is almost done. And not forgeting keridiana and julsey723 for the great instruction. I'll post a picture when I'm done. Cheers girls! Happy knitting!

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« Reply #126 on: September 08, 2005 04:57:43 AM »

hey girls,

Here's my version. What do y'all think? I feel like it is a bit small. Should have work on a few more rows on those mock ribs.


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« Reply #127 on: September 08, 2005 05:19:20 AM »

I think it looks great! 
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« Reply #128 on: September 08, 2005 06:29:18 AM »

samilynn9, I think I know what you;re saying, and I had been thinking the same thing.  you mean do the ribbing, then cast on additional stitches on each side, knit that down, cast off the stitches, and do the second ribbing.  right?  I think it should work.  the only problem might be it getting bulky under the arms.

I so want to get going on this now!
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« Reply #129 on: September 08, 2005 08:37:53 AM »

Hmm - I think picking up the stitches after the whole thing is knitted prob would work better - ( since maybe it will be too bulky under the arms if knitted completely in one peice for sleeves? ) I am going to continue doing the pattern without sleeves now and decide after I am finished - Seems like it would be so cozy in the fall if it had those sleeves though, Right?...:-) Ill post my pics when finished. I am working in the simply soft as well, but in a pumpkin color...Love that yarn :-)
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