So close…

27 Mar

 

I’m more than halfway through the final panel of my cardigan.  If all my plans go well, I should finish it up tonight, seam the shoulders and then get to blocking the pieces.   I think this panel will be much improved by blocking.  Without the stockinette panels to hold it out, the lace kind of sucks together and the edges roll, and the cables are really puffy too.  Hopefully it will block to size (right now it is tiny!)

Two of the LYS here are having 20% sales this week.  Yesterday I went to do my part of the local economy and bought some silky wool (I’ve been wanting this color for ages!) and Cotton Fleece in Pinecone.

 

I might try the Knitting Pure and Simple shaped cardigan that I’ve got in the silky wool, and I’m wanting to swatch for the Fitted Knits puff sleeve cardigan in the Cotton Fleece.

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3 Responses to “So close…”

  1. Kim March 27, 2007 at 3:39 pm #

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Man! I wish I could knit as fast as you! The cardigan is looking lovely– making me want to drop everything and order yarn for one of my own. But no! I’ve got many other things I need to knit first. Lovely, though. Just lovely.

  2. Jeanne March 28, 2007 at 3:54 am #

    Very pretty! I love the cable – you really are knitting this so fast! Can’t wait to see this all put together.

  3. Bobbi March 29, 2007 at 7:51 am #

    Wow it looks great! I know I’ve said it before, but you knit so fast! Can’t wait to see it put together.

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