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I made this pair of longies out of 2 felted merino wool sweaters. I think they turned out ok, given this is only the second pair I've sewn, but the rise is a little long. Also I think I should rip out the casing seam along the waistband and make it a little wider.<br><br>
I'm still unsure about the cuffs. I finished the one by using the serge stitch on my regular machine, but it caused the cuff to flare out a little bit. I'd appreciate any suggestions on how to sew them together without changing their shape.<br><br>
The pics can be found in this album<br><a href="http://s76.photobucket.com/albums/j18/smurphygt/diaper%20stuff/" target="_blank">http://s76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...iaper%20stuff/</a><br><br>
Thanks for looking! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I don't have any advice for you - I'm just getting back into the sewing/knitting jag after a LOOOONG hiatus, but NICE JOB!<br><br>
I love those green ones!!!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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Wow, those look great! I love your reversible idea. They also look so much softer than the other recycled longies I've seen - probably due to the merino.
 

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Thanks for the love! The wool in these pants is the softest wool I've ever felt. I don't have much to compare it to, but they feel way softer than my Stacinator.<br><br>
Also, I think I'm going to finish the second cuff the same as the first. I think it'll be too tedious to remove that stitching, plus I already put a hole in the waistband while I was ripping out the seam. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">: Some things are just better left alone.
 
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