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Monday
Jan032011

cardigan for me

i finally have photographs of my stripped cardigan (thanks mom). i finished it about a month ago and was thrilled to wear it this past holiday season. the bright green stripe proved to be a fun surprise to people.

pattern
i used ann budd's modular knitting book (the knitter's handy book of sweater patterns) to make a custom v-neck, saddle-shoulder cardigan pattern

yarn
stash yarn! this project was intended to use up some of my stash.
the grey: stone hedge fiber mill's shepherd's worsted, pewter (from my first sweater)
the white: stone hedge fiber mill's shepherd's worsted, ivory
the green: swan's island's worsted weight, green (from my knit house top) and alchemy's haiku, sour grass (from mitts for donna)

details
wool felt-lined button band and collar / neon green thread for machine sewn button holes

needles
US7/US8

Reader Comments (3)

You have got mad style AND mad skillz! Come work for me!

01.3.2011 | Unregistered Commenterrhea

You've done it again! This is one of my faves so far. When you wore it the other day, we were fawning all over it, and I wanted to spend some extra time up close to it, but since you were wearing it, I refrained. Amazing work!

02.10.2011 | Unregistered CommenterJeanne

I love this cardigan and I immediately recognized it because I spoke with you about it at the wool and the gang knitting party last year. Very creative and pretty

02.26.2012 | Unregistered CommenterMeg

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