Mom's cardigan

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That amazing work! I can only imagine the patience it took.

I usually don't like things with any bright colors, but, that made my jaw drop! 

kiwiknitter's picture

Unbelievable!  Can you post a photo which shows the join of the sleeves to the body?  Did you make this pattern up or follow a commercial one?  It's like a sampler.  I love all the colours and designs!


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

stricken's picture

I have to admit, it is a commercial pattern from Knitpicks.  It just looked like it would be so much fun that I had to make it.  :-)  I'll post a pic of the arms joining the body.


Warren's picture

Like Matt, my jaw hit the floor when I saw the picture of your cardigan.  Congratulations for a beautiful piece of work and also for what looks like a very difficult piece to create.

stricken's picture

Thanks for your comments, everybody!  Here's a pic of the arm and how it joins to the body.  This was really the hardest part of the whole thing--not because it is that complicated, but just because I don't really like picking up stitches.


Arm joint

grandcarriage's picture

Very festive.  I hope your mother loves it.

great work! how do you like working with "Pallette?"

Incredible work, you are very talented & have a very lucky mum! 

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