Posts tagged "cardigan"

My New Cardigan

My New Cardigan

I finally got the but­tons sewn onto my new cardi­gan yes­ter­day after­noon. My plans to fin­ish it two weeks ago got delayed by Eric com­ing home from his trip to Lon­don, fol­lowed by all of us get­ting sick. Thank­fully, it is still cool enough out­side to wear my new cardigan! I’m so happy with the...
Life Is Amazing

Life Is Amazing

  As I am putting the fin­ish­ing touches on my wool and silk blend cardi­gan, I am dream­ing about what I will do next. There are six dif­fer­ent projects up for con­sid­er­a­tion. I took a short detour yes­ter­day after­noon try­ing to find a clo­sure solu­tion for a felted bag I want to list on Etsy,...
Almost Done!

Almost Done!

My sweater is almost done! Because I have a small block­ing board, I had to lay out the cardi­gan pieces a few at a time, but I man­aged to get all five pieces blocked last week. This is when I hold my breath while I see if I did indeed keep to gauge enough for...
Sweet Little Diversions

Sweet Little Diversions

I was wor­ried I was loos­ing steam on com­plet­ing my cardi­gan so that I can still wear it before it gets too warm. This yarn didn’t even make it into my stash, because I started work­ing with it right away. I thought this would def­i­nitely keep me on track with my New Year’s res­o­lu­tion to...
Deliciously Luscious Project

Deliciously Luscious Project

For the past two weeks I’ve been knit­ting away at my new cardi­gan. My father-in-law took me shop­ping for the most gor­geous yarn as a birth­day present while we were vis­it­ing. A fam­ily friend told us about a going-out-of-business sale at the yarn shop in Fred­er­icks­burg, TX, so we went over to take a look. This...