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January 19, 2007

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bernie

I love the vest. You did a great job and produced a very manly product :)

Marie

Wonderful vest! It's been at the back of my mind to make my dad a vest ever since his favorite one fell to the moths. I think I've found the perfect pattern. :)

erin

It's a handsome vest that's sure to become a favourite. It's good to know that Ann Budd's recipe for vests works just as well as her other recipes. I like her socks, gloves, mittens recipes but was somehow sceptical about the sweater one. Now I'm a believr :)

joy

Just the kind of vest my husband/father/fil would wear. The simple pattern is perfect for showing off the tweediness. Great action shots, BTW. I wish my husband was more willing to pose. ;-)

Siow Chin

Men and their plain knits. My husband wants only plain and black. And I agree this is a must-have item in a Dad's wadrobe. Lovely job!

Elizabeth

Just right!
All men seem to follow this criteria, don't they?

Laura

Perfect. My own dear husband might perhaps consider a handknit vest like this one. He does wear my handknit scarves on cold days, at least.

Why did Rowan discontinue Yorkshire Tweed? Why do they constantly reinvent the wooly wheel?

Annmarie

There's real beauty in the simpler knits, isn't there? What a lovely job! It's like something out of "The Cider House Rules", and I can just see Michael Caine as Dr. Larch wearing this. :)

--Deb

It looks great! Bring on the cables!

davit

Nice vest! Why is it so hard to find just a simple well fitting sweater pattern- thats what men want.

Sarah

What a great vest! I've been looking everywhere for a classic plain pattern. I can't wait to make one for my dad :)

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