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Posted on:1/21/12 2:55 AM
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Aroura said... (1/27/12 11:13 PM) Reply
Oh my gosh, this is so great! I made this as a small, and should have made an extra small. great job on the fit!
SheBear0320 said... (1/21/12 3:40 PM) Reply
Great job -- don't have this one in my stash but I'm tempted to go out and pick it up. Add me to the list of people who think this looks much better as a fitted cardi than the sloppy, oversized one on the pattern envelope. Can't wait to see the polka dot one!!!
Dale C said... (1/21/12 1:03 PM) Reply
wow... good thing you cut the small... it looks perfect. I can't imagine what the XL would've looked like. Cute cardigan. Looks comfy and relaxed.
Montarville said... (1/21/12 11:36 AM) Reply
It looks great!
barebear said... (1/21/12 11:33 AM) Reply
Thanks everyone! @Elemenopeo: I went down 3 sizes, from XL to S, which is a little crazy. Granted, with a knit, I'd probably normally go down at least one size anyways, because they never seem to take the stretch of the fabric into account.
MapleCandy3 said... (1/21/12 10:34 AM) Reply
Super cute!!!!
arianamaniacs said... (1/21/12 10:27 AM) Reply
comfy but not sloppy. thats a winner!
PattyE said... (1/21/12 10:19 AM) Reply
It looks great. I have this pattern and fabric for it. Now I'm anxious to get to it.
Rebecca D said... (1/21/12 9:03 AM) Reply
Love this and am getting it in the next online sale.
SuzyBee said... (1/21/12 8:59 AM) Reply
That looks great - yours is so much better that the pattern picture!
Elemenopeo said... (1/21/12 7:27 AM) Reply
super cute - how many sizes did you go down to get such a fit look? perfect
MegquiltsinVT said... (1/21/12 7:16 AM) Reply
Agreed! This garment looks much better as a more fitted, rather than the almost sloppy-looking picture on the pattern envelope. Well done.
sewcool21 said... (1/21/12 6:03 AM) Reply
The cardigan looks great!
jlg said... (1/21/12 5:32 AM) Reply
Great cardigan.
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