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  1. Denise
    February 22, 2022 @ 4:02 pm

    What an intriguing pattern! I don’t like making sweaters but this one…hmmmm. Love the colors you chose too. Thanks!

  2. lkspoonersbcglobalnet
    February 20, 2019 @ 3:42 pm

    In the 50’s and 60’s we wore ours backwards all the time. That way no one had to buy another sweater. I felt just fine. I never had a pullover sweater until I was an adult buying my own stuff. Wear it any way you want and get more wear out of it and show the world you are retro and very hip.

  3. ReginaMary
    July 10, 2018 @ 10:14 am

    I’m a front button kinda gal, and the split hem makes it right in my wheelhouse!

  4. lisamnoble
    July 9, 2018 @ 7:41 am

    One of my favourite looks in uni was a vintage vneck navy cardigan worn backwards. Lovely deep v at the back, boat neck at the front. . Great way to show off a summer-tanned back. Still miss it. Thanks for the memories.

  5. chrisknits
    July 7, 2018 @ 1:18 pm

    Beautiful!! What a great look.

  6. Patty
    July 7, 2018 @ 11:47 am

    How comfortable is it with buttons on the back? Is there a certain placement?

    • alexaludeman
      July 8, 2018 @ 8:33 pm

      I haven’t had any problems, no special placement

  7. muddlingthroughlifesite
    July 6, 2018 @ 6:23 pm

    GREAT sweater! I think I might need a sweater on the needles SOON!!! ;)

  8. lkspoonersbcglobalnet
    July 6, 2018 @ 1:23 pm

    Sweetie, the backwards sweater is no new thing. In the 1950’s it started in Hollywood. We would take a regular sweater and wear it backwards. It went on for a long time. But I loved it and still do at home. Take care, and keep knitting. Linda

    • alexaludeman
      July 6, 2018 @ 2:48 pm

      Hi Linda – Haha, I know I know, I’m late to the party!

  9. AJ
    July 6, 2018 @ 8:17 am

    I love clothing with back interest so I’ll have to give this a try!

  10. Ann Andersen
    July 6, 2018 @ 8:04 am

    Bringing back memories!!
    That’s how I used my cardigans in the Sixties!!!

  11. sewbuttonsblog
    July 6, 2018 @ 6:14 am

    This takes me back a few, we’ll many, years. When I was younger we often wore out cardigan from a sweater set buttoned up the back. Any reason this couldn’t be worn either way? Any suggestion for an adaptable neckline?

    • alexaludeman
      July 6, 2018 @ 2:49 pm

      Hi – we put in short row shaping to lower the neckline (either back or front), but you could always just do a couple more raglan decrease rows and leave the shaping out!

  12. free832612
    July 6, 2018 @ 6:08 am

    How ingenius!