Custom Knits 1 – Favorite Cardigan

FO Monday

by Amanda on November 28, 2011

in Custom Knits 1 - Favorite Cardigan, Wendy Bernard

I finished the favorite cardi just in time to wear it for Thanksgiving. I really like the fit of it and the yarn is terribly soft and comfortable. What do I hate about it? The yarn is already pilling!! I’ve worn the damn thing once and I already need to shave it. Sigh.

I was lucky enough for the stars to align and had the opportunity to take a Photography for Knitting class with Amy Swenson on Friday. Since the banks love to give people holidays, I was able to attend the middle of the day class at Wool and Company out in St. Charles. We learned about […]

I decided to start the Favorite Cardigan from Custom Knits. I’m using 1824 Wool in this dark teal color. The gauge is a bit larger than is called for in the pattern, but I’m actually happy about it. I wanted to make the sweater is a bit roomier than the original size, but not have […]

So, I am now down to one WIP – the Ribby Pulli. I have been working on sleeve #1, but I really want to cast on for something a bit more….more. I am really contemplating Velynda by Bonne Marie or the Favorite Cardigan by Wendy Bernard’s first book. If I were to start Velynda, I […]