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Simplicity 2258
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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 2603 (Misses Knit Top and Cardi-Wrap)

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Posted on:10/5/09 6:24 PM
Last Updated:10/5/09 6:25 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 13 people   
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Deepika said... (10/8/09 9:44 AM) Reply
Loved the tips on sewing this cardi. I should really make it too. I like the button and loop idea too.
ConnieBJ said... (10/6/09 1:06 PM) Reply
Love the button idea!
JDpenelope said... (10/6/09 8:53 AM) Reply
Thanks for the tips. I like the version with the bangles.
AnitaJ said... (10/6/09 6:09 AM) Reply
Nice looking cardi-wrap and top! What a clever solution to keeping the drape over the shoulders in place!!
yorkshire lass said... (10/6/09 3:44 AM) Reply
Thanks for a very helpful review. The tip for putting the buttons and loops on is genius, thank you.
JEF said... (10/5/09 9:57 PM) Reply
It's very pretty and that is a GREAT idea about the buttons.
Athene said... (10/5/09 9:48 PM) Reply
Very nice - I like the button idea.
racehorse said... (10/5/09 7:34 PM) Reply
Looks great!
appleC said... (10/5/09 6:55 PM) Reply
Could you tell me more about the sizing?
 
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