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Blue Sweater

Added Feb 10, 2008

by kasia26

Brooklyn, New Yo...






The first project on my new Bond knitting machine. The general idea for the sweater came from a picture on the Phildar’s site. I tried to make the same sleeves, but they came out much wider. I liked the result and decided to keep them like that. The Phildar’s creation doesn’t have a knitted body, so that part of the sweater was all mine idea. Not all of the sweater was made on the Bond. I hand knitted the ribbed edge around the neck and at the front closure. I crocheted around black plastic buttons.

Yarn: Bernat’s Satin (100% acrylic)




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    Feb 23, 2010, 10.05 AMby sabzarap

    My mother and my grandmother also knitt and I love waht they do. I also could, but it takes me too long ;O) I like what you did with the buttons!

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    Apr 20, 2009, 04.24 AMby gedwoods

    Gorgeous sweater, Kasia26! I’ve included it as an “Example creation” on my fabrics international article on Acrylic

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    Mar 29, 2008, 12.23 PMby genni

    your sweater is gorgeous!

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    Mar 27, 2008, 01.07 AMby rabenmaedchen

    Oh please, could you tell something about the pattern? this is such a unique sweater. I would like to do something similar.

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    Mar 26, 2008, 12.29 PMby orange-angel

    I like it! Especially the buttons.

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    Feb 13, 2008, 09.52 AMby morganza


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    Feb 12, 2008, 11.50 PMby sardinha

    So cool! I used to wear this kind of sweather, my mama made it always by hand but never made on one piece!! I love the sleeves.

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    Feb 12, 2008, 06.22 PMby jj1

    I want the sweater and the machine. Awesome.

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    Feb 12, 2008, 09.07 AMby avril

    Beautiful sweater! Very well done.

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    Feb 12, 2008, 02.19 AMby katwoman

    that’s really nice and looks super comfy! i like that you crocheted around the buttons, it adds a nice touch

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    Feb 11, 2008, 05.19 AMby kasia26

    It took me about 8-9 hrs. However it was my very firs Bond Project and I have to admit I was too ambitious with it because I struggled a bit in the begining and had to start over few times. It would be very helpfull if I practiced small/simple pieces first as the instructions recommend.

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    Feb 11, 2008, 04.36 AMby lilo

    looks absolutely wonderful! (made me wanting a knitting machine. how much time did it take you to knit this – i mean the part you have done with the machine?)

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    Feb 11, 2008, 12.08 AMby fashion1

    it looks great on you and fit you perfect!

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    Feb 10, 2008, 01.49 PMby kasia26

    Bond machine takes practice to master. I had to start over my sweater few times before I mached the right size of the plate with my yarn and cable design. It tought me to always make a sample square (40×50) like the instructions say. It takes only couple minutes on the bond and saves a lot of time later on. If you get the machine you should watch the video at least twice before starting a project. It makes a lot of sense.

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    Feb 10, 2008, 01.23 PMby ilovesondrelerche

    The sweater looks great! Is the Bond knitting machine hard to operate? it looked really difficult when I saw a picture of one.
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    Feb 10, 2008, 06.11 AMby kasia26

    Miss Lauren; I would give away my sweater to be in your Tropical North Queensland Australia at this moment. New York weather right now is nothing to brag about; rainy and gray.

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    Feb 10, 2008, 12.08 AMby miss-lauren

    This is Gorgeous!! I love it!! I would love to make this but I live in Tropical North Queensland Australia and would rairly get the chance to wear it!! Great effort looks great on!!

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