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Beatniks to Murgatroyd

Added Jan 31, 2012

by adriprints

Munich, Germany






Knitted heavily cabled sweater based on Norah Gaughan’s design “Beatnik” featured in Knitty.com’s Deep Fall 2010 Issue. See my blog for more details: http://adriprints.blogspot.com/2012/01/beatnik-updates.html

Material Notes

Alta Moda Alpaca, about 1100 yds.




Garment Type
Bohemian, Classic, Mod, Vintage
Knits/Jersey, Wool

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    Feb 1, 2012, 11.19 AMby libra-s

    Well done!

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    Feb 1, 2012, 10.40 AMby adriprints

    Thank you, everyone! ((blush))

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    Feb 1, 2012, 07.58 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    oh i wish i could knit like this! (my attempts on knitting last only for pillow covers :-) GREAT sweater!!!

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    Feb 1, 2012, 05.35 AMby schnui

    Your sweater is beautiful and your knitting perfect.

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    Feb 1, 2012, 05.14 AMby madebymeg

    beautiful work!

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    Feb 1, 2012, 01.47 AMby poppykettle

    I’m in awe of your ability here – a really great looking jumper! You make me want to learn how to knit :)

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    Jan 31, 2012, 07.31 PMby emily-marie

    Such a great sweater! I have been thinking about making this pattern for months now but don’t think I quite have the skills yet. Yours is amazing!

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      Feb 1, 2012, 10.39 AMby adriprints

      I’ve had this sweater on my queue list (on Ravelry) for years, and it was a Knit-Along that finally pushed me to do it. There were some first time cable knitters in the Knit-Along so feel free to be fearless!

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    Jan 31, 2012, 06.38 PMby stephanieu

    Beautiful! I love the color.

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    Jan 31, 2012, 05.17 PMby bofa

    great work!

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    Jan 31, 2012, 03.49 PMby ohusa

    What a beautiful sweater! Great job!

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