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Knit Sweater for DH FINALLY completed


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Okay, I know this isn't crochet, but now that it is finally completed (took over a year to make), I can devote more time to crochet!!! It is from the book - "The Knitting Experience" and was my first big knitting project! I'm now in search of a crochet sweater pattern to try to make for my DH for Christmas.








The first pic shows the close-up of the pattern. He wore it the other night and says he likes it!



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:clap :clap Great job!!!:clap :clap BUT now you gotta pick up your:hook . There are some great sweater patterns in that new BetterHomes and Garden Crochet magazine, if you can find it. Good Luck!
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Thank you for all the compliments - the yarn is Lion Brand Wool ease - it definitely isn't bulky, he can wear it under a blazer and not be uncomfortable.


As for picking up the hooks again - I never really put them down that's why it took so long to complete it! :P


I'm currently working on Frou Frou from the Happy Hooker book. I'll post when it's done. I'm also looking for a pattern to make DH another CROCHET :hooksweater (hopefully for Christmas this year).... Want something simple - plan on using Caron Simply soft (tan). Any suggestions???:think


I also crocheted him a sweater a few years ago - it's from the Leisure ARts book "Season of Love, sweaters for the family" the houndstooth pattern. It is also made with LB wool ease.


Here's a pic:




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Fubby, now when I see knitwear I think "I can crochet that!"

and when I saw your sweater it made me think of rows of half double crochet with a few rows of back post ones crocheted from side to sdie to achieve vertical striping... I suppose that means I'm obssessed :lol


nice job, I can imagine how satisfied you are! :hook

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  • 2 weeks later...

Hi I am having a problem with understanding the front instructions for frou frou I have posted on the help thread but have not had much response if you can help I would be very grateful.


merry meet and merry part,

until we merry meet again.



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