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« on: September 04, 2005 09:27:48 PM »

I was inspired to make a sweater with skulls like "Skully" from SnB, but more fitted. I followed the insctructions for making a top down raglan from glampyre's site here: http://glampyreknits.tripod.com/glampyrephotos/id44.html. Doing sweater's top down is great because you can try it on as you knit so you know it will fit and best of all there is no seaming  Cheesy. The chart for the skulls is also on glampyre's site. Anyway, here it is!



and a closeup of the skulls

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« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2005 09:29:11 PM »

AHHHHH! That is superb! I must make one!!!
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« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2005 09:33:07 PM »

I love your fitted version. I've been wanting to make the SnB one, but I know I'd be swimming in it. You did a great job making a more feminine version of it.
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« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2005 09:41:15 PM »

Oh, that's so durn cute!
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« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2005 10:19:55 PM »

I've been thinking of and wanting to make a sweater based upon her tutorial.
thanks for more inspiration

cute sweater, by the way.  I do like it more than SNB's
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2005 10:52:34 AM »

very cute!  i like the modified neckline as well -- much more feminine.
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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2005 11:45:35 AM »

That is so cute! I love the feminine look with the skulls! The fit is great!! I really love making sweaters top down too! There are so many benefits!!
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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2005 11:04:57 PM »

Thank you for all the nice comments! I loved making this sweater and I think I will make all my next sweaters using this top down method. I'd highly recommed it to anyone considering trying it out.
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« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2005 02:25:57 AM »

love the neckline!
(silly thing to like, maybe. but it is a nice neckline).
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