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Simplicity 2258
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  4. Types of Patterns and What the Markings Mean
  5. Taking Body Measurements
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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 8618 (Top)

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Reviewed by:Margaret
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Posted on:11/26/11 4:09 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 11 people   
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renren said... (11/28/11 10:11 PM) Reply
You got a great fit but it sounds like you had to do some major pattern alterations!
treefrog said... (11/27/11 4:15 PM) Reply
Great top! I'm surprised how much width you had to remove.
sheels55 said... (11/27/11 4:59 AM) Reply
Great review! Thanks!
Margaret said... (11/27/11 4:28 AM) Reply
Jan -- yes, it's a lot of width! I was starting to wonder if this pattern might even work for wovens, but since the sleeves are more fitted than the rest, probably not (without adjustment and/or cutting some parts on the bias, anyway... hmm.)
Terri A said... (11/26/11 11:32 PM) Reply
Very interesting knit pattern. Thanks for all the tips.
marykpfist said... (11/26/11 10:35 PM) Reply
Super review! Very thorough! :-) I think this looks very nice on you.
jannw said... (11/26/11 4:29 PM) Reply
Interesting..I've looked at this pattern..I do like your version. That is a lot of width to remove from a pattern supposedly in your size! Great review as usual.
 
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