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50`s jumper

February 21, 2014 by sigrid

Two of my favorite knitting books is the “A stitch in time” books by Susan Crawford and Jane Weller. And I just finished a second sweater from volume 1. I have to admit I knitted the same sweater twice. But who can blame me! The sweater is gorgeous:

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The first one I made a couple of years ago. One of my younger sisters have always loved it, so it was about time she got her own. And last night it was finished. Just in time for my parent to bring it when they go visit her this weekend. It turned out a bit smaller than the first one I made, unfortunately, even though I made the same size as last time. But looking back,  the yarn I used on the first one was a bit thicker. Thats probably the cause of the size difference. I’m crossing my fingers, hoping it fits. It look OK on me I think :

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1 Comment »

  1. […] pattern did not ask for more than one color, but I had some waist yarn from the time I knitted a 50s jumper for my sister, and decided to make stripes. This is a gift for a baby that is still not born, and […]

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