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« on: January 30, 2007 04:16:39 PM »

This challenge came at a perfect time for me. I have been wanting to try my hand at designing a sweater and this was just the motivation I needed. It took just under three weeks to knit, and would have been finished sooner if I did not have to reknit all the details (cuffs, collar, neckline, BO at bottom edge...) Overall I am very pleased. I have had it on all day- and even had a stranger ask me where I bought it (a first for me!).

I have posted more pice on my blog http://auntieamandaknits.blogspot.com/2007/01/one-stitch-to-rule-them-all.html
Yarn:Caron Simply Soft (3 skeins) 315 yds per skein, color soft yellow (can't beat a $6 sweater!)
Needles (US sizes): sz. 6 circs, sz. 5 circs and dpn, sz. 10.5 circs
Pattern: my own top down raglan http://auntieamandaknits.blogspot.com/2007/02/sunshine.html
Notions: 4 buttons, stitch markers, yarn needle

I hope ya'll enjoy! Good luck to all that enter the challenge! It is so cool to see all the different ideas ya'll are coming up with. A big thanks to Lothruin for organizing all this! Kiss

« Last Edit: February 08, 2007 01:55:11 PM by AWynkoop » THIS ROCKS   Logged

I would like to swap my knits (or amigurumi stuffies) for your handmade journal...pm me!

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« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2007 04:32:13 PM »

that is beautiful. seriously, if i had the patience to knit for more than like 15 minutes that would be project number ONE

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« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2007 04:33:14 PM »

That's beautiful, AWynkoop! The asymmetrical buttoned neckline gives the lace an "edge" I think. You did a great job designing and fitting.

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« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2007 04:38:35 PM »

i will be wisting and voting!

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« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2007 04:42:23 PM »

i love it! i'm trying to decide on a color for my first sweater and this is definately inspiration.  Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2007 04:49:37 PM »

I love the lace and the style!  It's beautiful!  Great job!   Grin
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« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2007 04:51:50 PM »

i'm melting from cuteness!  your shirt is adorable!  i love the colour choice and the pattern design.  excellent work!

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« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2007 05:26:26 PM »

Ah!  This is so beautiful!  And in Simply Soft?  That's my kinda sweater!  I just love what this challenge has turned out.  This stitch is even more versatile than I figured it would be!

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« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2007 05:58:16 PM »

wow. this is truly beautiful! and so cheeeery!

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« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2007 06:34:28 PM »

I just love what this challenge has turned out.  This stitch is even more versatile than I figured it would be!

Isn't it amazing the variety of projects in this challenge!

I love this sweater.  I love the colour.  You did such a wonderful job of designing this!

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