Mesh sweater (flop)

This is a sweater that I made, attempting to create a mesh look. This is what I get for not making a swatch first: it's too big everywhere! The yarn is lovely, 50/50 silk and cotton. I can only bring myself to wear it around the house...such a waste!

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daveballarat's picture

Don't feel bad about it. I'm doing a sweater at the moment and ... like you, didn't get the swatch right... and just going with it... hoping that close enough is good enough...I'm still a learner... so just doing a chunky but to absorb some of the inaccuracies, I've added a few cables and things to pull it in a bit. due to inaccurate reading of the pattern I've reknitted a few parts. Frustrating, very frustrating.
With your jumper all is not lost... consider a romantic evening, candlelight, glass table, for you and your partner, you wearing nothing but your jumper sudductively worn... then wearing it at home could be lots of fun :)
Istanbul, Turkey


Shibaguyz's picture

Where did you get the pattern for this sweater? This is exactly what I'm wanting to make for my partner for this summer!

talk to you soon...
The Shibaguyz