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Topic: Mustard Merino Crochet Sweater... mmmm  (Read 5840 times)
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« on: June 09, 2012 04:51:28 PM »

I had a load of this unbranded merino which I picked up for a steal due to a streaky dye-lot, in a gorgeous mustard colour. It probably took me around three weeks working sporadically to crochet this up, using 8ply it came together pretty fast.
I used the Jumper pattern from Panda's Modern Vintage pattern book, tweaking the sleeve shape and length also shortening the body to more of a cropped length.


I think it turned out pretty sweet, and is lovely in the cold weather we've been having.
The colour probably lies somewhere between the two images   Wink


Thanks for looking  Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2012 07:00:38 PM »

That's great! Love it!
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2012 03:24:00 AM »

Looks so comfy, and the pattern looks really great on a sweater. I'm surprised I didn't see that on clothing before. Great project!
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2012 10:44:41 PM »

Thank you both,  Cheesy
I must admit, I had my resevations about the pattern... thinking it looked a little 'granny square'- but as it was coming together I thought it came out pretty nice.
Although, the hems were supposed to be ribbed and I ended up with a sort of basket weave type stitch...  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2012 06:48:02 AM »

That's really beautiful!  I rarely see a crocheted sweater I like, but yours turned out so great, I had to comment and let you know. Smiley  Great job!
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« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2012 08:15:24 AM »

Beautiful!! I can't get that link to work so I'll look it up...
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« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2012 10:24:34 PM »

oops! sorry about the link failure,  Embarrassed
I have linked it to the knitting shop I purchased it from- which may not be entirely helpful but you can see the cover of the pattern book.
Thanks for your comments  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2012 06:58:30 PM »

I absolutely love that stitch! And the color is one of my favorites. This is so cute. Gah, the last thing I need to do is buy another crochet book, but I might have to have this pattern.
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« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2012 02:03:16 AM »

The pattern book has a few nice pieces I'll be putting on my list to make, which is great- I'm always a bit miffed when I really want a whole pattern book, for just one or two patterns  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2012 02:44:41 PM »

Cute! (streaky dye lots are actually my favorite!)
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