Daily Archives: September 27, 2014

Current Knitting and Thinking about Sweater Design

Rauin has not been completed. All that remains is finishing work: weaving in the ends, seaming the neck pieces together and then to the body. I usually do all of my finishing work at once without interruption, and haven’t found the chunk of time to do the job. Perhaps this weekend?

Instead, I started a new pullover with the CVM/Alpaca yarn from Marushka Farms based on this swatch.

photo of knitted swatch

This yarn was intended for a sweater but I hadn’t chosen a pattern and wanted to knit with the yarn, hence the swatch above. I liked the swatch so much I got out a “guidebook” and am knitting a sweater that way rather than from a pre-made pattern.

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