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Ralph Laren's 2014 Olympic Sweater
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Jan 28, 2014 11:02:44   #
nurserylinda
 
Interested in finding the 2014 Olympic Sweater, either to purchase or a knitting pattern for it! :)
 
Jan 28, 2014 11:13:49   #
martina (a regular here)
 
nurserylinda wrote:
Interested in finding the 2014 Olympic Sweater, either to purchase or a knitting pattern for it! :)


It is available for purchase for 595$ According to what I saw on Google. The pattern is probably copyright of the designer.
Jan 28, 2014 14:29:07   #
seamer45 (a regular here)
 
I haven't looked myself but I heard on the day they were revealed that a pattern is available.
Jan 28, 2014 16:02:59   #
peachy51
 
http://teamusa.ralphlauren.com/?ab=int_012314_HP_HERO_P3S1_R_OLYMPICS_SHOPNOW

You can even create your own by choosing your colors and having your name put on it.
Jan 28, 2014 20:04:45   #
akamamavic
 
I like the white ceremony sweaters with the red & blue Scandinavian type design, but when my husband and I saw the team cardigans, we agreed, future ugly sweater contest winners.
Jan 28, 2014 20:07:38   #
peachy51
 
akamamavic wrote:
I like the white ceremony sweaters with the red & blue Scandinavian type design, but when my husband and I saw the team cardigans, we agreed, future ugly sweater contest winners.


LOL ... I agree! Those cardigans are just plain awful! :thumbdown:
 
Jan 28, 2014 20:16:05   #
akamamavic
 
If it is the white sweaters you like, you can find many similar Scandinavian style patterns and then just add the flag to the front and the Olympic rings on the back, using and intarsia pattern. I wish they had better pictures of them on the website.
Jan 28, 2014 20:19:09   #
akamamavic
 
oops, it is the flag and rings on the back, the Polo brand on the front. You get the best view in the video of the male skater.
Jan 29, 2014 07:05:10   #
Celt Knitter (a regular here)
 
The only way I would wear that cardigan is with a ski mask cover my entire face so that no-one would recognize me
:thumbdown:
akamamavic wrote:
I like the white ceremony sweaters with the red & blue Scandinavian type design, but when my husband and I saw the team cardigans, we agreed, future ugly sweater contest winners.
Jan 29, 2014 12:21:25   #
akamamavic
 
1st, let me apologize if my comments about the cardigan offended anyone. My aunt, whom is a wonderful person, would love this cardigan. She has closets full of these types of sweaters she orders from QVC.
2nd, I was wrong about the "many Scandinavian style patterns" geez, you'd think theses classic designs would be CURRENTLY in print or free online somewhere, but alas it seems they are all out of print :(
Jan 29, 2014 13:04:43   #
sutclifd
 
I actually happen to like the cardigan. So those who want to, may be able to invite me to their ugly sweater party. I just sent a note to Ralph Lauren to ask if the pattern would be made available since the sweaters were so expensive and are no longer available. If they respond, I'll post again.
 
Jan 29, 2014 15:11:29   #
Celt Knitter (a regular here)
 
There must be something here you could adapt: http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/category.php?id=7
There are many pages!
akamamavic wrote:
1st, let me apologize if my comments about the cardigan offended anyone. My aunt, whom is a wonderful person, would love this cardigan. She has closets full of these types of sweaters she orders from QVC.
2nd, I was wrong about the "many Scandinavian style patterns" geez, you'd think theses classic designs would be CURRENTLY in print or free online somewhere, but alas it seems they are all out of print :(
Jan 29, 2014 16:11:06   #
MarciasKnitting
 
Loved the Dale of Norway Olympic Sweaters. These, not so much, but then I am not a fan of Ralph Loren.
Jan 29, 2014 16:35:04   #
MarciasKnitting
 
P.S. The video of from sheep to sweater is amazing. Really shows off the beauty of our Columbia Basin; "the other side of the mountains".
Jan 29, 2014 16:38:09   #
RosieC
 
MarciasKnitting wrote:
P.S. The video of from sheep to sweater is amazing. Really shows off the beauty of our Columbia Basin; "the other side of the mountains".


Yes, last week someone posted a link to the making of the sweaters video - it was really good !
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