This was one of the quickest sweaters I’ve knit up lately and one of the most enjoyable, easy-but-not-boring projects!
This is the Sandshore Cardigan soon-to-be-released by Alicia Plummer. Begun on the 7th and bound off and blocked on the 17th, this could have easily been finished within a week if that thing we call “Life” didn’t get in the way.
I knit the smallest size and used almost 5 skeins of Llamalini and when the cardi wasn’t fully dry from the blocking by the following morning, I threw it in the dryer for a little while (becauseIwanttowearitrightnowdammit) and the yarn definitely softened up, didn’t felt and was wearable the entire day!
I can tell this is going to be one of my go-to sweaters this summer and I’m excited to have another one to add to my collection!
What have you been knitting lately?
I bet ya’ll showed up to hear about how I totally kicked that orange sweater’s butt and how it’s totally awesome and finished and wonderful.
I’m just going to be honest, if that’s the reason you came here today, you’re probably going to be disappointed.
The state of the orange sweater is as follows:
Instead, after realizing that my gauge for dpns is far larger than for the circulars I was knitting the rest of the sweater in, I ripped out the sleeve and started on a new sweater entirely.
Luckily, it looks like I do have a snowball’s chance in hell of actually finishing this one before the weekend.
What are you knitting this week?