My First Sweater!

Whew! I just started my very first sweater! It seems slow going but I hope it will be worth the effort! I am using 100% wool and size 7 & 8 needles. This is the first time I have cabled too. What do y'all think? :-)

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kiwiknitter's picture

I think it's stunning!   Excellent and beautiful work!  This is an heirloom piece.

I've got knitting fever in the worsted way.

Never trust a man who, when left alone in a room with a tea cozy, doesn't try it on.  ~Billy Connolly

CabinCove's picture

That really is some gorgeous cabling! You've gotten quite a bit done so far. Which pattern is it, and what yarn are you using?It really great.

Violin Guy's picture

Thank you for the words of encouragement! I got this pattern from a wrapper aound the yarn when I bought it. It is Loin Brand yarn. I found a link to the pattern which is,

I would be happy to send you a scanned copy of mine if you want to try it.

Paul's picture

And this is your FIRST sweater?  WOW!  That's awesome!

Violin Guy's picture

Yes, this is my first sweater.  I have previously knitted scarves & dish towels.

Absolutely amazing!  I can't wait to see the finished project!

Violin Guy's picture

Thank you so much for the kinds words- makes me want to complete the sweater!

For your first sweater & cable that's incredible. Many, many congrats.

Knit away, knit away

"They say best men are moulded out of faults; and, for the most, become much more the better for being a little bad." William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure

OMG...BEAUTIFUL!!  I bow to you! 

YarnGuy716's picture

That is looking AWESOME!  And kudos to you for not being afraid to try cables.  Quite a feat for a first sweater project.  Cable patterns can be slow going, but the results are just so great to see.  Keep at it and let us see your progress.

Wow! Absolutely beautiful! May I get the pattern from you?

islander's picture

nice sweater.
y always knit lopi sweaters.

dannvictoria's picture

Beautiful Work!