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« on: July 05, 2011 08:03:22 AM »

Hi all! I just finished my first sweater, Knitty's Que Sera.  Sadly, I underestimated my bust measurement (or grew since I casted on...) and I can't comfortably button it up all the way.  Still, it's super cute when buttoned at the waist!

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« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2011 08:32:46 AM »

Your stitchwork is beautiful on this! I love the color your chose.

Don't worry -- my grandma joked that there were two sizes of handknit sweaters, too big and too small. My first personal project was a set of Knitty's Cleaves. I used the wrong size yarn, overestimated my width, and didn't check my gauge. Needless too say, it was way too big and looked horrible! That project taught me valuable lessons about gauge swatches, measuring myself carefully, and buying the right yarn. Smiley You did great!
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« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2011 10:40:20 AM »

It's adorable! I love that yellow-I'm imagining it unbuttoned over a plain t-shirt and a little denim skirt for the fall. There are so many outfits you could pull off with it though
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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2011 01:39:02 PM »

Great job!!
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« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2011 09:19:27 PM »

I love this!  The pattern looks so intricate and gorgeous.  Beautiful.
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« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2011 11:23:15 PM »

So pretty! great job!
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« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2011 07:56:05 PM »

Congratulations on finishing your first ever sweater.  I am hopefully going to start my own first try soon and I hope it turns out as well as yours did.
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« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2011 05:51:28 AM »

Looks great.  If it's a natural fibre you may be able to block it out a bit to make it fit.
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« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2011 02:22:27 PM »

I love it!  Its so pretty and the color is perfect.
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« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2011 06:58:25 PM »

Ooooo pretty!!! The lacey pattern is just gorgeous and you chose a great color. I can't wait to see your next sweater Smiley.
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