Tuesday, August 30, 2005

My first sweater

I finally learned how to follow a knitting pattern for sweaters. I made all too many scarves, tube tops and hats, so i felt it was time to move up to sweaters. I also haven't had too much experience following a pattern, so i picked up my Stitch n Bitch Nation and found this

cute sweater that i thought i would actually wear.
While i didn't follow the pattern word for word (of course not!), and i had some problems when i had to switch yarns, make the sleeves, and i ran out of yarn, in the end i'm pretty happy with my job. And i actually wear it. I just wish the picture could do it justice!


Blogger jenny vorwaller said...

oh that is soo cute with the ribbon through it! i cant wait to learn how to knit! maybe someday i can do something like you have.

10:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Now i know you can help me with my emergency knitting queries!! I guess i should read the directions more carefully

3:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a snazzy sweater! I really like the neckline. Maybe between you and thimble I can finally finish the cardigan I tried to make a year and a half ago.


9:03 PM  

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