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December 04, 2007

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Rachel

lovely dress!

Sarah

Just love the collar on the Brioche and that dress - so cute!

Wonder if the Blue Sky Alpacas Sportweight would be a good sub...hmmm.

Tracey

I was wondering what was going to happen w/ that lovely black cashmere. It's beautiful.

flutter

Oh my heavens so cute

Miz Booshay

It most certainly works great!!!!

Totally adorable!

You have amazing style!!

Sarah

That is so very "you". I like how simple it is yet it's still very original.

Jeanine

It's fabulous!

DebbieKnitter

oh my goodness Wendy, I have 9 balls of black Elann.com cashmere that I bought and I have been DYING to use it....only thing is, I need to find out what this Brioche is that you speak of ;) I am so out of knitters touch!

Oh, and by the way, cute fingerless mitts you had on in the post about Mr. StashyStrada Policeman ticket giver :) Is this one of your patterns I can add to my collection???

Wendy

The fingerless mitts were ones I made up as I knitted them! No pattern here!

Jenn

Here's a fingerless mitts recipe Wendy posted a while back, so those who are asking about the pattern can do something similar: http://knitandtonic.typepad.com/knitandtonic/2006/12/i_tell_you_what.html

Sorry, I don't know code. You'll have to copy and paste into your browser.

Wendy

Heh heh. You know what? I totally forgot about that little recipe. Oy.

meg

another lovely pattern, wendy.

Mariah

I love this design! I'll probably figure it out, but any tips for those of us who want/need a longer version? I love this on you, but on me it would end just above my soft jiggley parts and that is SO not where I want to draw attention.

Wendy

If you wanted to lengthen it, you would just work it an extra inch and then add a few increase intervals (every 6 rows or so) for your waist shaping. Then, when it is the length you want--take into account the width of the belt--bind off. You'll need a little bit more yarn if you want to lengthen it.

Deborah

Does this sweater really use brioche stitch in the round? I've been looking for a pattern that does.

Wendy

No, the strip that is the collar is just a strip that is connected in the round after it is made. From there, the sweater is worked down to the hem. I don't think there is a way to do Brioche in the round so that the ridges run horizontally.

tina

*super*cute Wendy!! I hope it looks as fab on me as it does on you!

SaDonna

Really great pattern. I would love to make it. Could you give me a few suggestions for yarn that does not have alpaca, wool or cashmere in it. Something beautiful that would still hold its shape. Thanks for the great ideas~!

Wendy

SaDonna, hit Yarndex.com. You can do a search by yarn gauge and find something you like.

Erica

So cute! Not something that would work w/my 36Gs, but I can see a couple of people I know in it....

scoutj

It's really cute! But I'm very concerned about you standing in the middle of the road. WATCH OUT!

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Debbie Cook

What size needles do you use on the collar I'm knitting the BRIOCHE sweaterthe pattern doesn't state what needle to use

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