Tag Archives: cardigan

FO: Canadian Winter

I’ve always liked the idea of a Cowichan sweater–big and cozy, in natural colors; but not so much the traditional designs of them, with the big animals or other representational designs in the midsection. I never thought those bands of … Continue reading

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The Grass is Greener

But not by much. My new cardigan is very, very green. It’s not a color I would normally wear, but I got the yarn for such a great deal, that I couldn’t resist. It’s Patons Classic Wool that I found … Continue reading

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Drops 106-3 Cardigan Finished

And in only 2 weeks!   The back: And unbuttoned: Pattern: ‘DROPS jacket with ¾ sleeves and textured hem in “Muskat”‘ (DROPS 106-3, from Garnstudio) Yarn: DROPS Muskat in color 8 (off-white); 8 skeins, purchased from NordicMart. Size: S, but … Continue reading

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CPH Button Loops

I didn’t knit any buttonholes in the front band for my Central Park Hoodie, since I wasn’t really sure how I wanted to finish it, and I didn’t know how much I’d want the bands to overlap depending on the … Continue reading

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Tweedy Love

I finished the Central Park Hoodie, and I’m in love. There’s a good reason why this is the most popular cardigan on Ravelry. It’s simple and fairly easy, but detailed enough to keep it interesting. A great classic look. I’d … Continue reading

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Behooded

  Although knitting time has been scarce lately, I’m nearing the finish on the Central Park Hoodie. I finished the hood, and now I’m starting the front bands. I’ve been able to try it on, and I’m very pleased with … Continue reading

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When Does 11.5 = 13.6?

Evidently, when it’s the Central Park Hoodie sleeve. Am I nuts? Please tell me if my brain is not working properly today. There have been a lot of complaints that the sleeves were too tight if knitted according to the … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

In which we pull a “now you see it, now you don’t” trick. See this? It’s the back of the Central Park Hoodie which I knitted on the drive down to Las Vegas this weekend (I wasn’t the one driving, … Continue reading

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Scoop du Jour

It’s done!  No time for an outdoor photo shoot, so this will have to do. On my monitor, the color looks very close to the real deal. Perfect for Project Spectrum‘s fire entry. I can already tell that I’ll be … Continue reading

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Blocking

  My Scoop du Jour is blocking – I’m anxious to start the assembly and do the neck and button bands. And a note to Susan – I covered the el-cheapo pattern board with clear Contact paper. Except for one … Continue reading

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