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Young & Pretty
Young and Pretty by Susan Crawford
Knitting
me
34-36
Needle and yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
KnitPicks Stroll Fingering
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
6 skeins = 1386.0 yards (1267.4 meters), 300 grams
Everlade Heather
15032
Green
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This is my second attempt at this sweater. I have trouble deciding on the proper gauge with ribbed pieces that are supposed to have negative ease. This one is a bit too big, but is really easy to wear and super comfy, so I am very pleased with it.

Using the vintage pattern, I made up some crochet buttons which I wrapped around Dritz plastic rings (I believe they are generally used for upholstery projects) for stability and to make it easier to get the yarn buttons through the buttonholes!

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December 4 2012
January 28 2013
 
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  • Project created: January 19, 2013
  • Updated: February 24, 2013