Wednesday, August 18, 2010

now, if it would just get cold...

i {fi-nal-ly!} finished my shalom cardigan. i mean like, totally, ready to wear, finished. washed, blocked, buttons attached, bring on the cold weather. it is warm. and i really like the color. i think it will definitely get some love this winter!


i modified it quite a bit. i used wool from peace fleece in the lena's meadow colorway. rather than binding off after the triple yoke i left the sleeve stitches on some scrap yarn and came back to them later and knit full length sleeves. this would be super cute with 3/4 length sleeves too! the cuffs are knit in the same twisted rib as the yoke.



i also added three button holes-one for each tier of the yoke. the buttons are also from peace fleece. i found them in the bottom of my notion bag and coincidentally there were exactly three of them left. it was meant to be.

hey, summer, you are officially dismissed.

3 comments:

Rhiannon said...

That is beautiful. I envy your having the patience to knit an adults jumper, I've not even managed to finish a kids jumper this Winter!
Also, you have a lovely smile : )

Patt said...

your sweater is gorgeous!!
great job.
Hugs Patt

*Michelle* said...

You know how I love peace fleece! Very nice sweater. Very nice, indeed! :)