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Painted Lady Coat

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Whimsical, Funky
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What materials did you use? I used Cascade Yarns Ecological Wool. 3 skeins knit the whole coat

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What are you most proud of? I am so proud of the fact that I actually painted on wool! The flowers look great. The picture does not do it justice.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you can knit and not sure of how to start a top-down sweater, cardigan or coat, the internet (Ravelry) has a gazillion patterns and then make it your own. Make it long, short even just a cardigan. Knit a square and experiment with paints. You'll be soo proud to say "I made that"

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Trust me, you designed your beautiful coat. ; )

03/19/2012 Flag

Thank you so much. I guess you're right. Why is it that some of us refuse to admit that we are very talented. :)

03/19/2012 Flag