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Re: [logan2knits] finally I have finished!!

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  • Rebecca Boland
    Hooray! I know how much trouble that sweater has given you. I m sure your brother will love it! Please take a lot of pictures as I m not going to be there
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 16, 2005
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      Hooray! I know how much trouble that sweater has given you. I'm sure
      your brother will love it! Please take a lot of pictures as I'm not
      going to be there to see it this weekend. Congrats and woo hoo!

      -Becca

      On 12/16/05, Martha Neth <marcyneth@...> wrote:
      > YAYAYAYYYY!!!! Be sure to take a lot of pictures!
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      > On Friday, December 16, 2005, at 12:52 AM, blindlemonbolton wrote:
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      > > Okay, I know that a couple of weeks ago I proudly announced that I was
      > > a couple of days away from finishing my brother's sweater (and about a
      > > month before that I had given myself a deadline of two weeks to
      > > complete). Boy was I wrong. Finishing seems to take as long as all
      > > the knitting.
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      > > That said, I am compelled to proudly announce, now, at 12:30am with my
      > > hands still cold from the wash water that I have just completed my
      > > FIRST real sweater. It's all blocked and drying on the dining room
      > > table and it looks really good. The zipper is sewn in, the ends are
      > > woven and all the bits of thread are clipped. It is done! Thank you,
      > > thank you all of you for giving me your endless encouragement and also
      > > your instruction. I wouldn't have even have started this thing if I
      > > hadn't known that I could lean heavily on all of you more experienced
      > > knitters.
      > >
      > > Just for the group's information, the Manos del Uruguay wool washes up
      > > really nicely (this is a heavy sweater; it was a pretty athletic
      > > experience to wash it!) but it lost a LOT of colour... Marita, if you
      > > read this you might want to warn your mom. When I laid it out to
      > > block it, it almost looked like a new colour to me (the pink in it
      > > especially seems more prominent than before), although I think that
      > > I'm tired and it's wet and it probably hasn't changed as much as I
      > > suspect.
      > >
      > > My hands smell like wool!
      > >
      > > -Denise
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