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#DIYBABY Top Down Sweater

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#DIYBaby Top Down Sweater

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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Children
Style Whimsical, Casual, Cute, Classic, Traditional
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What materials did you use? 100% Cotton Lily Sugar & Cream yarn

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What are you most proud of? That the kids I made these sweaters for are wearing them!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't be afraid of a top down sweater. Use circular needles and make sure the first row isn't twisted before joining the ends. As you add increase rows, switch to a needle with a longer cord. The Gemmell's instructions are some of the clearest and easiest to follow on top down knitting, so I recommend getting their book.

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To change to another color yarn; use a "Russian Join"! YouTube has many videos on how to do this SIMPLE, SECURE "knot". It just needs a wide-eyed needle.

08/21/2013 Flag