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    Pattern: My own
    Yarn: Cascade 220
    Coffee: Latte w 1% - made as a bribe to get a 16 year old to model for me before 7 am.

    knitboy1, LollyKnit, just maryse, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. novamade 84 months ago | reply

      You've got to love the bribe fore the before school modeling sessions. Luckily I can still get by with a slice or bread or the gummy bear vitamin.

      This sweater is pretty wonderful, by the way.

    2. throughtheloops 84 months ago | reply

      I started bribing with potty training and haven't stopped since. So far it's worked out pretty well for me. He's a good kid.

      Thanks!

    3. knitboy1 84 months ago | reply

      AMAZING colors. Love love love this.

    4. LollyKnit 84 months ago | reply

      This is beautiful, K - great work on the cardigan. The bribe worked ;) your son is a great model!

    5. o l g a j a z z y 84 months ago | reply

      I agree with Lolly, he is a great model and a very cute cardi!!

    6. adamknits 84 months ago | reply

      This cardigan is so awesome, I cannot even express how much I love it. It's like Mr. Rogers meets Carrot Top. (See, I can't even admire it without using weird similes!)

      I'd love directions on how you did the hood, since it looks really great (not too pointy!), hint hint! ;)

    7. terrabellaspun 84 months ago | reply

      Wow! That's a Great cardigan ~

    8. throughtheloops 84 months ago | reply

      For the hood I picked up an odd number of stitches at the neck and worked in stockinette until it was about 2-3" less than my desired height. On each of the next 5 or 6 right side rows, I did a slip1, k2tog, PSSO with the center three stitches. This eliminates the point and gives a nice little curve to the back of the hood. Once I was done with my decreases I did a three needle bind off to join the two sides. Grafting would work just as well.

    9. helloyarn 84 months ago | reply

      I LOVE it. The color combo is awesome.

    10. Cat'sMeowPresents [deleted] 83 months ago | reply

      Wonderful colors!!!!

    11. knitboy1 83 months ago | reply

      alright, miss thang. are you going to give us a pattern for this or not??!?!?!? I will make it. And you should charge like $45 for the pattern. hahha

      Oh - when am I taking you out for coffee? Let's make some knitters jealous. :)

    12. throughtheloops 83 months ago | reply

      It's coming, it's coming! I've got to get a few other commitments out of the way first.

      I'd love to go out for coffee!
      Let me know what your schedule is like. The kiddos get out of school next week so things open up for me then.

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