I finished this sweater late Monday night and I’m so glad to have it finished!
I didn’t try it on right away, fear of it not working on my body type kept me from putting the thing on for 24 hours, can you believe that? I didn’t want to have put so much energy into this sweater (again, for the 3rd time) and have it not work on me and I was afraid that it’d look better on my mannequin than on my body.
Because the sweater is a little long in the torso (or I’m a little short, but who’s pointing fingers?) I decided to pair it with skinny jeans, boots and a summer dress for it’s first outing and I think it worked really well. The Malabrigo Worsted is so warm, I layered this sweater with my Mottled Daydream Shawl, Braided Slouch and Knucks to walk to the dogs in 20 degrees and felt perfectly comfortable, no heavy coat needed! But it also breathes enough that I was able to lose the layers and wear just the sweater, dress and jeans in the office and didn’t get overheated. For the functional knitter (and that is me), all of these things are very important.
- Knitted bottom ribbing to 2″
- Knitted sleeve cuff ribbing to 1″
Yarn: Malabrigo Worsted in Pale Khaki
Pattern: Miranda by Josee Paquin
Linking up with Tami! What have you finished lately? Are you enjoying the knitting weather as much as I am?