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HermioneJ
« on: November 26, 2008 03:21:40 PM »

My sunshine Rusted Root
As I was knitting it, I was regretting the colour - so bright you need shades.
But am very pleased with it, apart from little bits here and there - like the fit.  It's not terribly fitted even though I did the XS and my gauge was smaller than stated.
Ah well... Loads on Ravelry did say the pattern runs big.
The 'real' colour


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Lace closeup


I tried to add more poof by doing the M for the poof part of the sleeves, reducing to the XS, and working an elastic band at the edge.
Some poof at least...


Quite happy with this, but a little concerned that it will bloom and grow since it's 100% mercerised Egyptian cotton from Garn Studio - Muskat

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« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2008 04:10:07 PM »

it's beautiful!  i love the strip of leaves up the front...and the color!
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« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2008 08:21:35 AM »

Beautiful sweater!
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« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2008 09:40:01 AM »

I love the poof sleeves!
your sweater is beautiful and I love the color.You should wear it all the time. (my opinion TongueGrin Grin
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« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2008 06:54:09 PM »

The sweater fits you really well, and the sleeves look nice. ^^ (Yay for not sticking to the pattern!!) I especially like the lacy leaves.
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