After languishing in my wip pile during the heat of Georgia summer and fall I finally picked the Seed Stitch Card back up. Everything is done except the button bands and collar. But I think its gonna get frogged.
At first I thought the problem was the yarn I subbed, the pattern calls for Pear Tree 8 ply 107 yards = 50 grams, I used Frog Tree Merino Melange 101 yds = 50 grams.
But no I think I either should have made a size smaller or that I would like it better with a lighter weight yarn (its dense) or its just the pattern. Thoughts?
Its too bulky/loose under the arms
Its tragic really because it is a beautiful sweater and those cables are lovely.
the yarn is beautiufl
and I managed to successfully modify it for long sleeves
I think part of the problem might be how much I still love my central park non-hoodie, in fact if this gets frogged that’s what the yarn will be.
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Because we don’t really want to talk about how Oscar has taken to hiding under the bed sometimes. This is odd behavior, and I think, cat like. He started doing this before we moved so I have no idea what’s up.
Or how Simon is such a little lazy butt that he only will walk a block or so before demanding to be carried. Luckily Sunday I was prepared for just such an incident and had a backpack with me.
Or how now that I moved I have no where to take good finished knits pictures. I had it all figured out at the house, stacking varies pieces of porch furniture to achieve the right height and what backgrounds to use. I’m going to have to scout around the apartment and let’s face the neighbors will think I’m nuts.
Or how was I was soooo close to being done with the CPH, I realized I had seriously f’ed up on one of the front band and the collar and had to do some serious frogging. Or all the ends I’m going to have to weave in when it’s done.
Instead let’s talk about this. Seamed, collar started, just need to finish that, weave in the ends and get buttons!
er, we’re also not talk about bad this picture is, mmmmk? 😉
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