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Obama-rama – Free Pattern!


I will blog about the process of making this sweater soon, but for now I only have the energy to post the pattern to download!

Download the free Obama-rama pattern!

Check it out on Ravelry

Update: for the 2012 election, I’ve turned this into a cardigan!

And if you want to learn more about intarsia and get more patterns, buy my book!

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Laura Birek
Nocturnal Knits

20 thoughts on “Obama-rama – Free Pattern!

  1. Deborah says:

    I saw this first in an email, then it showed up in Rav and I kept thinking to myself, I know this name,how and where. Then I realized it was your book and some other patterns you had written! Great Sweater for a great man

  2. Angela says:

    Absolutely amazing. It’s wonderful.

  3. thibeaux1369 says:

    that is stunning! thank you so much for sharing it!

  4. Deborah says:

    this is beyond amazing!

  5. Laura says:

    I came here from Twitter … it’s beautiful! Surprised I missed this on Ravelry.

    Truly, it’s so incredibly awesome!

  6. says:

    Wow, this is amazing! I’ll be linking to it in my election roundup later today.

  7. Cara says:

    This is completely amazing! I can’t wait to see the rest of your book! Congratulations! You just got sold one (as soon as it comes out)

  8. Eileen says:

    I will be knitting this. I'm going out today to buy yarn.

    Thank you for posting it! I'm not generally a fan of intarsia [:">], but I *love* this.

  9. weeblet says:


  10. CraftyCarole says:

    LOVE IT!

    wow… fantastic. thanks for sharing

  11. Thumbelyna says:

    Haha! Awesome! Love it! Love it! Love it!

  12. Georgia says:

    This is absolutely the best.
    I don’t knit or crochet, but if you ever decide to start taking orders, or know someone that would be willing to make…..I will pay.
    Really great piece of work.

  13. Dannette says:

    I always hope for the best when hitching a free ride, too.

  14. Absolutely amazing. . .I just love it!Thanks for sharing.

  15. All I know is that I am working at a large Pharmaceutical corporation in Clayton NC and I endroce Barack Obama with all my being. I invite all my friends and colleagues to re-elect Obama in 2012!! I LOVE YOU OBAMA

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