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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Something Finished!

We are taking a break from spinning today for an important announcement: I've finished up my Forest Featherweight Cardi! I did use some of the third skein of yarn to finish up the front/neck bands. I love this pattern and the yarn was perfect for it - very soft and light weight. I used seed stitch at the hem, sleeve edges and the front/neck bands. I pinned it shut on the hanger with a small cable needle, but on a body, it works either pinned or hanging open.

This sweater taught me that I could use a sweater as a take along project. Now I'm not planning on grabbing a super-complex-epic-knitting type of sweater project, but I would definitely do something worked in the round again. The sleeves were a bit fiddly, and they made it harder to pack up my project in my bag, but I could just work sleeves at home instead of out in The Great Wide World.

Now we just have to wait until the temperature drops a little bit so I can wear it!



Blogger Vanessa said...

Very Nice!!!

9:18 AM  
Blogger Turtle said...

:) lovely!

6:33 PM  
Blogger Nicole said...

Fantastic job! Now I'm thinking that I may have to knit this one, after all...

12:27 AM  
Anonymous Geri said...

It looks so light and airy! I like the closure as well.

6:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

When will you have the pattern? Its great!

1:50 PM  
Blogger Melanie said...

It's not my design - It's the Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig (not sure about the spelling of the designer's name). If you'll enter Featherweight Cardigan into the pattern search bar in Ravelry, you'll find it.

3:01 PM  
Blogger Chaton said...

Beautiful work! I love the colour too. I don't knit a lot of small items, so I always take my current project (cardigan or jumper) with me. It's saved me from many a long, boring hour in a waiting room ;)

1:05 AM  

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