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Topic: wrap cardi - makes you look fat?  (Read 549 times)
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« on: January 06, 2006 01:00:12 PM »

I'm probably 80% finished on a wrap cardi along the lines of knitty's arisaig.  (It looks just like that sweater, but I haven't followed a pattern.  I wanted to knit it top down.)  Anyway, I tried on the work in progress last night and have the sneaking suspicion that it makes me look rather....wide.   Undecided

Has anyone else had this experience with a wrap cardi that they have made?

The sweater is turning out beautifully, but I won't wear it much if it makes me feel fat.

Just looking for some feedback.
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« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2006 04:56:07 PM »

I made the Lucky Clover wrap from SnBN and it doesn't make me look any wider, but then again, I alter all sweater patterns so that they have a pronounced hourglass shape and extra length.

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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2006 07:12:55 PM »

Yeah...I think if I just make it longer, that may take care of things.
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