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Julie's first cardigan is a great example of how the top-down designs of many of the SweaterBabe.com patterns allow you to easily fit your cardigans to your own shape and style!


She knit the very popular #77 Top-Down Vine Lace Cardigan as her very first cardigan project!

She used Rowan RYC Soft Tweed (unfortunately discontinued - too bad!) in color SH 004-Bramble.

Here are her comments on the pattern:

"The pattern was fairly easy to follow, although my gauge was way off so I ended up knitting the xxl size and crossing my fingers that it would come out ok.

The most difficult part of the pattern was making the decreases in the ribbing. I think the pattern should explain this in more detail because it's not easy to do.

I ended up making the sweater longer and added some length to the ribbing at the bottom as well. I also ended up lightly felting it because it grew a lot in blocking. In the end I love the modifications I made and I love the finished sweater!" -- Julie B. from Claymont, DE


LOVE the way it turned out. Such a unique and pretty shade of yarn and cute kid too!

Do you have a SweaterBabe.com Pattern photo (on a body!) that you'd like to submit to the photo gallery?  If we select your photo(s), you get a free pattern!

Details are at: http://blog.sweaterbabe.com/knitting/2009/03/finished-project-photos.html



My sister learned to knit cardigans and still she is knitting her first cardigan for more than 4 months. Your cardigan looks great. Thank you.

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