FO: Mailin Sweater

Happy Thanksgiving, friends.  This is my Thanksgiving sweater.  I started this Mailin sweater by Isabell Kraemer about a week before Halloween and just finished it on November 16th.  Much like people make Rhinebeck sweaters, I’ve been off-and-on knitting sweaters to wear in time for Thanksgiving.  I think that will be my yearly thing. Regarding the…

FO Show: Turtle Dove

A few posts back I relayed how I was going to use my stash of Cascade Eco+ yarn to knit up the Turtle Dove which is the latest sweater pattern by Espace Tricot. As of Sunday, I can happily call it a finished object! I previously mentioned I would do the split hem, however, I…

Ideas for Fall Sweater Knitting

Look at these yarn babies! I have 2 skeins of Cascade’s Eco wool yarn which means I have 956 yards to work with. Trying to pick out the perfect sweater pattern has been challenging, but I think I’m almost there… One of my favorite newly released (and free!) patterns is the Turtle Dove sweater by…

Another serving of Oatmeal please!

I finished my 3rd Oatmeal sweater by Jane Richmond a month ago and the more I knit them, the better they get. I knew going into my 3rd that I wanted to make it roomier as the pattern is originally intended for a close fit or negative ease. I decided to use Paton’s Classic Wool…

I’m calling this one ‘Cream of Wheat’

I recently made a purple Oatmeal sweater and loved it so much that I made one for my sister at her request. However, I’m calling this one “Cream Of Wheat”. The yarn used is the same yarn as called for in the pattern, Lion Brand Wool Ease Chunky.   I have to admit I like…

Purple Oatmeal

I’ve been in a sweater knitting mood lately and when I went on a quest to find the perfect quick knit sweater for fall, I was not disappointed when I came across Jane Richmond’s Oatmeal Pullover on Ravelry. Scrambling through my stash, I found the perfect yarn for the pattern and conveniently already had knitted…

Currently on the needles…

I am currently knitting on a custom fit sweater – courtesy of Amy Herzog’s fabulous website – and knitting with this wonderfully rustic Brooklyn Tweed Shelter yarn in colorway Button Jar.  Amy Herzog is the queen of fit in my opinion and has really been successful with her “Knit To Flatter” book and her custom…

FO’ SHOW: Featherweight Cardigan

I’m so happy to announce that I finally finished my Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig!  This is a big feat for me since it’s been on my needles for over a year and it is the first sweater I’ve ever made for myself.  I’ve only ever knitted baby & toddler sweaters. I knit this out of…

Carter and his sweater

Here are the best pics of Carter wearing his sweater all blocked that I could get while he wasn’t being squirmy.

Almost an FO – Carter’s sweater

Here is Carter’s sweater finally off the needles. Just have to weave in all the ends and block it pretty aggressively for length purposes.