"Kureyon" Jacket

I designed and knit this cardigan in 1984 when Noro yarns "Kureyon" first came onto the market and the designs of Kaffe Fassett were wowing us all. Instead of using a gazillion yarns of many shades, as Kaffe did, I decided that this one yarn could create that rich effect in a much simpler way! This was all knit in the round; the neckline, and front opening were cut in and then enclosed in knitted on bindings. The armholes were also cut in and the sleeves were sewn in place. I played with the zig-zag and diagonal patterns to tweek the symetry a bit. Still gets alot of attention whenever I wear it!

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chicquette's picture

What a work of art! Absolutely stunning.

CLABBERS's picture

Wow....I wouldn't want to try knitting that AND have a bottle of wine going at the same time. It is beautiful though.

Absolutely stunning. Well done to you.


I love the colors you do have on them. So nice I bet people do look. ITs great!

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

That is a great sweater. Congratulations on a design that has held up for nearly 20 years.

Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

pringer77's picture

Love the design and colors!