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« Reply #230 on: November 02, 2006 10:34:29 AM »

ok i have a question for everyone who has knit this. I want to skip the steeking and work the top parts flat, how would i go about this? would i need to keep knitting the faux side seam? would i put the front on stitch holders and knit the back and then move to the front two pieces?

i skipped the armhole steeks & only steeked the neck.  i didn't continue with the side steek "seam."  you'll be picking up stitches along your edges so you can hide funky looking edges or decreases.

putting the back on holders while knitting the front or vice versa just makes it easier on you while you knit.  and i supposed you could stretch out your already knitted portions or something.  sometimes it gets a bit tough, but i usually manage without using holders & just keep the finished portions on my needles.  though i do use really long circs which helps with that.
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« Reply #231 on: November 02, 2006 12:25:30 PM »

thanks so much!

so did anyone machine sew the steeks?
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« Reply #232 on: November 13, 2006 10:43:27 AM »

i know there are a few people trying this without steeking...how's that working out for yall?  i'm definitely going to be doing it without the steeking with some yarn from a failed poncho (it was atrocious) that i took out...
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« Reply #233 on: November 13, 2006 12:10:56 PM »



I had to do quite a bit of resizing with my sewing machine (I blocked it for the wrong size), but I'm in love.
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« Reply #234 on: November 13, 2006 12:14:17 PM »

That looks so cute!!  I've got some other WIPs to finish, I hope to start on this in January or so.
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« Reply #235 on: November 13, 2006 02:24:43 PM »

Yours looks so beautiful! I'm starting to wish I'd gone with those colors.
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« Reply #236 on: November 13, 2006 02:30:53 PM »

Ahhhh... I really want to do this, but the idea of steeks terrifies me so... we'll see.
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« Reply #237 on: November 13, 2006 02:41:30 PM »

alicelovester - wow you did a beautiful job! i love the brown and cream together!! it looks amazing on you!
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« Reply #238 on: November 13, 2006 02:45:44 PM »

Has anyone seen this done is a solid color? I know the argyle is the whole point, but I'm just not that good yet.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #239 on: November 13, 2006 03:09:47 PM »

So cute alicelovester!  You've inspired me to start my vest up again  Smiley  Great job, and great colors!
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