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Old 11-30-2012, 07:15 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I love the cupcake Tori! Super cute.

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Old 11-30-2012, 08:11 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I love your little sweater.........very nice!
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:21 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by spookiesmom View Post
How ccuuuute! Wish I could knit! Taking orders?
I should take orders..... hmmmm.

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That is so cute!! My great-grandmother taught me how to knit when I was 8-years-old and I've done a little bit here and there over the years. Most of it was projects I never completed. But maybe with something small like a doggie sweater, I might finish. Do you know of any patterns you'd recommend? I can't wait to see pictures of her in her new sweater on her birthday and that sounds adorable matching a bow with a candle! I'm sorry to hear about your Lyme's and hope you're doing ok now. Will you be able to make her a Christmas sweater in time without stressing yourself too much? I know that stress can cause flare-ups and I know how stressful it can be if you're like me and trying to finish up the night before a holiday or whatever the special occasion is. I used to do that all the time when I was making clothes for my kids when they were little.

Sign up at .... it's a site with knitting and crochet patterns. They have many FREE patterns.

Once you have the general pattern of a dog sweater down (I did a handful for Gus to learn the basics).... I now like taking patterns and designs from hats and making them into sweaters.

DROPS has a lot of wonderful dog sweater patterns knit in rounds. I love knitting in rounds. In fact Gus's Christmas sweater (and I need to start Grace's) is from DROPS.

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I alter the neck - a longer cuff, and the belly portion... I like making them ribbed so they are more stretchy and move with him better. I also like making a ribbed edge around the whole sweater not just the top back.

Not sure if I should make Grace's sweater the same, or white with red design... or green with white design.

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Old 11-30-2012, 09:31 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Tori you rock!!! You'll have to start a thread with pictures of all of your creations .

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Old 11-30-2012, 10:16 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Tori.....your so very talented. That is beautiful. I wish I could do half of what you do. Love it!!
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:23 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Tori, your sweaters are amazing. You are so talented. I wish I could do something like that. But sadly, I don't have a creative bone in my body.

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Old 11-30-2012, 10:37 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Wow! You are very talented!
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:52 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Oh my GOODNESS....that is adorable. I wish I could learn how to make this kind of stuff.
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:45 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Wow, very talented. I'm super impressed with this adorable sweater!!!
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Old 12-01-2012, 07:42 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Thanks, Tori! Oh, I love the red sweater!

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