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The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan taught by Myra Wood

A top-down raglan bolero is the perfect first sweater. Myra shows how to fit as you go and add crazy lace, the easiest lace knitting ever!

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Yarn Weight Worsted (10 ply)
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Whimsical, Traditional, Casual
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What needles did you use? US 8 / 5.0 mm / UK 6

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What materials did you use? Martha Stewart Alpaca blend, tapestry needle, crochet hook, scissors, circular needles (sizes 8, 8, and 10), Mary Jane Mucklestone's book of fair isle designs

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What are you most proud of? Reinforcing the steek with hand sewing after adding the crochet steek.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Several Craftsy courses helped in completing this sweater. The Perfect Seamless Crazy Lace Sweater gave me the starting point for the bodice and neckline. The Short Rows course helped expand the band button below the waist. The Fair Isle Vest course taught the technique used in the lower portion of the sweater. The Top Down Icelandic Sweater course taught me how to do the steek with a single purl (this yarn wasn't the best candidate for this type of steeking). The button closures used in the Top Down Icelandic Sweater course will be used when I find the ideal buttons for this sweater.

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Lovely!!

03/31/2014 Flag

Thank you

04/08/2014 Flag

very nice :)

04/04/2014 Flag

Thank you

04/08/2014 Flag

That is really pretty, great job! Also, I loved how you incorporated the skills you obtained from the various courses to design a unique sweater.

04/04/2014 Flag

Thanks. I finished the intarsia class last week and it taught me how to combine intarsia with fair isle. It specifically mentioned the mistake I made when adding the center block of beige in the upper back. I wish I had enrolled in the intarsia class sooner :-)

04/08/2014 Flag

you are very welcome

04/11/2014 Flag

Beautiful !

05/17/2014 Flag