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MaureenCognito Mon 29-Oct-12 13:14:35

i love them but YIKES I just saw a woman wearing some with just thin hip length sweater.

they are not trousers guys

MrsCampbellBlack Mon 29-Oct-12 13:20:44

How would you wear them though? Just with a long top? I imagine they're not terribly forgiving on anything less than great legs which of course I know you have.

MaureenCognito Mon 29-Oct-12 13:24:30

i dont think I could wear them. i LOVE the look of them, think they are for teens with tiny teeny skirt things and dm boots , would look ace

MaureenCognito Mon 29-Oct-12 13:24:46

there is a slight hint of varicose veins with the lumps in the knit isnt there

MaureenCognito Mon 29-Oct-12 13:25:27

YIKEs at this photo
www.google.co.uk/imgres?um=1&hl=en&safe=off&sa=N&biw=1309&bih=649&tbm=isch&tbnid=MXvLWUo-1OJl_M:&imgrefurl=http://needsupply.com/cable-knit-legging.html&docid=O498f9seG7SGWM&imgurl=http://needsupply.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/460x590/0dc2d03fe217f8c83829496872af24a0/f/7/f735q353_cableknit3.jpg&w=460&h=590&ei=pIOOUMWyJ9OS0QW55YDADQ&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=333&sig=108109824292291192680&page=3&tbnh=139&tbnw=113&start=59&ndsp=32&ved=1t:429,r:47,s:20,i:274&tx=66&ty=32

NettoSpookerstar Mon 29-Oct-12 13:25:55

I had some last year, wore once with long, arse covering jumper.
Didn't like them, they made my legs look lumpen.

MaureenCognito Mon 29-Oct-12 13:26:03

was goign to say with a long lumberjack shirt when I chanced upon thihttp://www.google.co.uk/imgres?um=1&hl=en&safe=off&sa=N&biw=1309&bih=649&tbm=isch&tbnid=xThg_MhdszrfoM:&imgrefurl=http://www.daisybutter.com/2012/03/right-here-hoping.html&docid=kGSUk7HUAuK2wM&imgurl=http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7192/6833652934_369d96a61b_o.png&w=650&h=487&ei=pIOOUMWyJ9OS0QW55YDADQ&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=260&sig=108109824292291192680&page=3&tbnh=131&tbnw=170&start=59&ndsp=32&ved=1t:429,r:63,s:20,i:322&tx=23&ty=96

MaureenCognito Mon 29-Oct-12 13:26:10

this
http://www.google.co.uk/imgres?um=1&hl=en&safe=off&sa=N&biw=1309&bih=649&tbm=isch&tbnid=xThg_MhdszrfoM:&imgrefurl=http://www.daisybutter.com/2012/03/right-here-hoping.html&docid=kGSUk7HUAuK2wM&imgurl=http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7192/6833652934_369d96a61b_o.png&w=650&h=487&ei=pIOOUMWyJ9OS0QW55YDADQ&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=260&sig=108109824292291192680&page=3&tbnh=131&tbnw=170&start=59&ndsp=32&ved=1t:429,r:63,s:20,i:322&tx=23&ty=96

daisydoodoo Mon 29-Oct-12 14:43:44

they are more for children, i think. to be worn like footless tights. dd1 has some, shes 6 and half and wears with clumpy boots and denim or cord skirt with checked shirt.

Floralnomad Mon 29-Oct-12 14:47:02

I agree you have to be young and very slim to get away with it . My DD is 13 she has some , and wears them with a very short skirt and boots - looks fine on her .

MrsWolowitz Mon 29-Oct-12 15:14:34

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

wordfactory Mon 29-Oct-12 17:48:15

DD also 13 has some.
She doesn't weigh 6 stones yet!!!

She styles navy ones with checked shirts and brogues.

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