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the Land of FOs?

These last few weeks have been a fun time for me. I took on the largest knitting project I've tried so far: a cardigan sweater. This was inspired by a book I read, "Knit One, Kill Two" by Maggie Sefton. Yes, I love knitting mysteries, crochet mysteries and the like. I believe my fellow stitchers would call them "fiber fiction." I call it fiber fiction addiction. ;)

Of course, one thing to note is that this particular pattern, the Whodunnit Shell, was actually created to be a shell. However, throughout the novel the main character kept wanting to create a sweater. So, by the end of the story, so did I. I transformed the Whodunnit Shell into the Whodunnit short sleeve cardigan. (I hate long sleeves.) I followed the directions for the back in garter stitch, then split the front into two different pieces. I picked up the stitches for the sleeves and made them in stockinette stitch and finished with four rows of k2,p2 ribbing. I decided it was too short, so I crochet…