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Topic: Knit-along for Drops 87-03 (Wrap Cardigan with Flowers)??  (Read 1400 times)
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« on: September 13, 2006 07:26:09 PM »

I probably shouldn't be starting this knit-along yet, since I haven't even decided on a yarn for this, and am not sure when I'll be ordering, but I really love this cardigan I just found and was wondering whether anyone wants to knit it with me!


It's all stockinette, so it looks like a relatively quick knit.

I was thinking of trying Wool of the Andes, or maybe Andean Silk, in Hyacinth. I know it's a totally different content, but is there any reason it wouldn't work? Also, would the cardi look good in such a dark color?

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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2006 10:52:14 PM »

looks so pretty. i am in love with this wrap stle cardigans lately and hey i can give it a go once i have some money to buy yarn..

« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2006 11:07:03 AM »

Yay, glad to hear someone will be joining me! I just swatched and got gauge with Wool of the Andes on size 9s. The fabric is a little thin, but as I will always be wearing something underneath anyway, I figure that is ok, and it will probably make it a little drapier, too. It looks nice, and I love the color... but can't decide whether it is too dark for this design.

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« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2006 11:22:40 AM »

This is a great looking wrap sweater!  I think a darker color would be very flattering.

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« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2006 01:55:50 PM »

that is a gorgeous cardigan, and i think it would be lovely in a darker colour.

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