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I think I need knitwear, a cardigan - any advice?

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pointydog Fri 24-Jul-09 14:21:37

I have about four horrible cardis, all of them given to me by my mother over the years. I don't like any of them but I have recently realised that I need a pretty cardi for summer and it struck me that I have never bought one before.

Fine knit, a pretty colour but strong rather than pastel, not a round neck (not flattering), feminine, not fancy as I want to wear it with anything.

I have just browsed french connection and the dread boden but seen nothing of interest.

WouldYouCouldYouWithaGoat Fri 24-Jul-09 14:25:55

how much do you want to spend?

Lilymaid Fri 24-Jul-09 14:40:50

Anything like this? Sorry, I will admit to being deeply unfashionable!

pointydog Fri 24-Jul-09 15:22:41

I am back from being very domesticated in teh kitchen.

Spend - I'd balk at over £50, I think.

That sort of thing, lily, yes. But a little touch of funky spark would not go amiss.

I found this earlier on white stuff, which is similar to lily's but I like the edge of the sleeves and a deep scoop neck is quite nice. I do like a broad waist band which these haven't got.

WouldYouCouldYouWithaGoat Fri 24-Jul-09 15:38:24

have a look at whistles sale. i got a lovely purple sparkly thing a few years ago.

you could take up crochet!

BadgersArse Fri 24-Jul-09 15:39:56

tesco £10 ones are fab

WouldYouCouldYouWithaGoat Fri 24-Jul-09 15:47:13

i like this but the colour is boggin

southeastastra Fri 24-Jul-09 15:49:35

next have tons at the moment, lots of colours

pointydog Fri 24-Jul-09 16:04:04

oo, I like that principles one, goat. colour might not be too bad

pointydog Fri 24-Jul-09 16:04:46

just looked agin, not got my size. I am def 14 on top

pointydog Fri 24-Jul-09 16:05:58

you can't see tesco clothes online - am I right?

WouldYouCouldYouWithaGoat Fri 24-Jul-09 16:06:47

might be a generous size? i like the buttons on the sleeve.

pointydog Fri 24-Jul-09 16:09:12

hmm, yes, been looking at next and this looks pretty good

pointydog Fri 24-Jul-09 16:10:16

would have to be very generous, goat, in my current porker state.

Shame, I do like it

BadgersArse Fri 24-Jul-09 17:10:03

teh tesco ones are close fitting
one of mine is an 18 and doesnt look huge

moondog Sat 25-Jul-09 06:40:41

I want one of those fine knit ones with long flowing bits at the front. V nice over summer frock or linen trousers.

woodenchair Sat 25-Jul-09 07:03:20

Wallis has some nice knitware on their website mixture of fitted and floaty
Can't do links on my ipod though sorry

TheProgRockGoat Sat 25-Jul-09 09:57:12

moondog i have one like that i call it my 'whooooooooo' cardigan on account of me fluffing up the flowy bits and going 'whoooooooo' every time i put it on

brimfull Sat 25-Jul-09 10:01:55

kew

KristinaM Sat 25-Jul-09 13:45:17

h and m have v neck cotton cardis in bright colours for £10

their sizes are very small on the bust so you would want a large or extra large

i have bright pink, purple and lilac ones

GirlsAreLoud Sat 25-Jul-09 13:46:54

Gap sale have a few.

tinseltot Sat 25-Jul-09 15:51:22

Plenty of cardigan action for you:

www.warehouse.co.uk/fcp/product/fashion/Knitwear/drape-front-cardi/12208

www.warehouse.co.uk/fcp/product/fashion/Knitwear/wrap-drape-pocket-cardi/12306

www.oasis-stores.com/fcp/product/Oasis/All-Knitwear/Frill-Sleeve-Drape-Cardi/3630056502

www.oasis-stores.com/fcp/product/Oasis/All-Knitwear/Ripple-Front-Cardi/3630059338

www.oasis-stores.com/fcp/product/Oasis/All-Knitwear/Zebra-Print-Cardi/3630059105

www.oasis-stores.com/fcp/product/Oasis/All-Knitwear/Linen-Drape-Cardigan/3630057814

www.oasis-stores.com/fcp/product/Oasis/All-Knitwear/Patched-Bow-Cardi/3630057119

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www.oasis-stores.com/fcp/product/Oasis/All-Knitwear/Double-Layer-Draped-Cardi/3630058428

www.oasis-stores.com/fcp/product/Oasis/All-Knitwear/Sequin-Crew-Cardi/3630059801

www.warehouse.co.uk/fcp/product/fashion/Knitwear/wrap-drape-pocket-cardi/123060

www.warehouse.co.uk/fcp/product/fashion/Knitwear/wrap-drape-pocket-cardi/123061

www.warehouse.co.uk/fcp/product/fashion/Knitwear/wrap-drape-pocket-cardi/123062

www.warehouse.co.uk/fcp/product/fashion/Knitwear/wrap-drape-pocket-cardi/123063

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tinseltot Sat 25-Jul-09 15:54:49

same one came up several times sorry!

moondog Sat 25-Jul-09 15:58:06

Where did you get it Prog?

pointydog Sat 25-Jul-09 20:21:47

tinsel, that just made me think that I haven't been into an oasis or warehouse since I was in my 20s. I always think of them as young people's shops.

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