Pattern: Dollar and a Half Cardigan by Veronik Avery, Interweave Knits Spring 2007
Yarn: Lion Brand Cotton Ease in Taupe
Mods: My yarn choice was a heavier weight than that called for in the pattern, so I used US 7s (pattern called for 5s I believe). I knit the numbers for a size smaller than what I needed to make up for the difference in gauge, which is a fairly
I have a jar full of buttons but couldn't find 4 that a) matched; b) were the right size; c) were the right color and was getting frustrated. I finally remembered the wooden buttons on an old, worn out sweater that I had in my closet. Voila.
I absolutely love this sweater. The only thing that was keeping it from getting done was my extreme distractibility (totally is a word) and I finished it just in time to wear it this fall.
Next up: Eunny Jang's Deep V Argyle Vest. I dyed some recycled wool for it last night:
(the darker purple is even deeper than this picture shows).
Can't wait to get going on it.
And now, the moment (some of) you have been waiting for: I have the pattern complete with charts ready for the Transformers Toque. I'll give it a separate post so it can be found later if anyone wants.