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Friday, August 13, 2004

New Threads Friday
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gettin’ down to BizChic

BizChic Cardi
Design: Bonne Marie Burns
Yarn: Lion Brand “Cotton Ease”
Color: Ice Blue #106
Gauge: 18sts /24 rows over 4″
using #8 needles

TGIF!!! NOW it’s time for some fun…

Chic to visit: … “The Art of Dr. Seuss,” a retrospective and national touring exhibit, (Atlas Galleries: opening, 5:30pm tonight), celebrates the 100th birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, the cartoonist who gave you your first dose of surrealistic life lessons. But don’t expect bedtime stories — most of the 150 pieces on display include obscurities like the secret art Seuss painted late at night, his early work in advertising, fictional taxidermy projects (two-horned Drouberhannis, anyone?), and rare books that never quite went the places others had gone.”

Daily Candy

OR, this weekend’s Street Fair Du Jour: Retro on Roscoe

This year’s 10th Anniversary Edition features an antique car and motorcycle show and MANY music acts, including ChicKnits perrenial favorite, Liquid SOUL

OR: check out the First Annual Bash on Wabash and catch the pumpin’ vibe of Funkadesi

14 Responses to “Friday, August 13, 2004”

  1. Emma says:

    Nice new threads.That blue looks great on you and you’re one of the few lucky ones who looks fab in a belted waist.so slim,so stylish.

    :0)

  2. Terri says:

    Bonne Marie, what a faboo cardigan! Dare I hope you will be providing us with the opportunity to purchase same? Have a great weekend. :-)

  3. Natalie says:

    Ooh. I want! :)

  4. christina b. says:

    Cute cardi! I’m sharing your frigid summer temps here in the Midwest, and a cotton cardigan would be perrrfect right about now…

  5. Julia says:

    You are too cute for words. I love thsi design and several of your other recent ones. They’re all so wearable and yet fun.

  6. claudia says:

    I was totally distracted from the cardie by your shiny white gleaming smile.

    ;-)

  7. froggy says:

    wonderful cardi. now that’s one of those “wear all the time” kind of sweaters! you look great in it! beautiful design! a must knit.

  8. Lynette says:

    Bonne Marie, that cardigan is definitely a winner. I’d like to see this on your list of available garments. :)

  9. lisa says:

    I love the new sweater, but I do have a question about an older pattern. I love the ribby shell, and can’t wait to make one nest spring. I do wonder, however, if you have any plans on putting sleaves on it to take it through the winter months? I have been looking for a sweater exactly like it for ages to make myself, and the Shell seems perfect. Alas, though, I am not talented enough to figure out sleave yet (I haven’t knitted any yet, either, so maybe that is part of the problem) In any case, all your patterns are absolutly beautiful.

  10. Carrie says:

    Yay Bonne Marie! This sweater is beautiful! Love the color and the design, and I love that you use Cotton Ease. It’s great yarn, and so affordable. You are a total inspiration, and you look fabulous!

  11. crystal says:

    wow! cute design, especially love the length – not long, not short! i am also hoping that this will be pdf’d for us :) and yes, GLEAMING teeth :D

  12. marcia says:

    Cardie looks great. Love the color.
    Small NorthernMichiganish! My mom grew up in Luther and her fiance hailed from Tustin.

  13. Becky says:

    GORGEOUS! Impeccable finishing, fit and drape. I love how you vary your knits – ponchos, tanks, jackets…and this beautiful belted cardigan.

    P.S. Those boots are GREAT. I want some, too.

  14. Becky says:

    P.P.S. Very clever how you placed that single button an the top.

 
 
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