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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Michael Kors Boxy Cardigan



This pattern is from the Spring/Summer 2007 Vogue Knitting. I decided on this project after seeing Elann's version using their linen yarn Linus. I have seen a lot of slouchy vests both in woven fabric and knits, and I thought this would be a fun piece to play with layering.

This is Elann's version with Linus


I used a lot less yarn that Elann recommended, but maybe because I went up in needle size. I think my cardigan fabric looks less dense than theirs. I wasn't too sure about this one once it was finished but I like it, especially with the belt.



The directions are not the best and the pieces are oddly shaped,. I know I had to modify the front pieces because their decreases were not right. All in all, this is not a difficult project and produces a trendy garment.

8 comments:

  1. Very "in style" top. Color looks great on you.

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  2. Ganaste el sorteo por la revista italiana ;o) Por favor dame tus direcciones por email(lesenviesdeberry[at]gmail[.]com) te la mandaré la semana próxima cuando volveré de Copenhague.

    Este tejido es bonito!!!

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  3. Lisette. I had to do a double take. I have this Michael Kors sweater ins a pumpkin orange cotton knit! I bought it from Filene's for like $50 last year and it was originally over $100. Fantastic job!

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  4. I love it!! It looks awesome on you!!

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  5. That looks fantastic with the belt! I love the shape of the sleeves.

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  6. I love it, it's beautiful and you look terrific in it!

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