Saturday, December 15, 2018

It's the Pits

 The boys have still been under weather;  the littlest back to the doctor's again even!
I have struggled to participate in my own life....But little by little each night I add a few stitches and finally, the sweater is complete!
I reversed the pattern and knit it  bottom up, this left a little bit of grafting under the arms is all.
Right to blocking so I can get to wearing it!
 I also alternated the cables to zig zag across the front 
and the back!
The sleeves turned out to be a perfect match to the rest of the sweater
even though they were made on the machine!
Now what sweater to make?  I have some sock yarn purchased for one but no idea of a pattern!
And this is what we did this week!

9 comments:

  1. Done? Already? With all those cables? Wow....just wow and it turned out fabulous!

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  2. Your sweater is beautiful!! Congratulations on the beautiful finish!

    Happy birthday to your biggest "little".

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  3. How pretty! Love the color and those cables, wow!

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  4. I hope the boys feel better soon. The color is stunning.

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  5. I have had a wee one here not feeling the best either. It made me stay home yesterday and get loads done sorting presents for my kids at work and doing paperwork. I hope your boys are feeling better.

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  6. Great sweater! I hope the boy had a fabulous day!

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  7. you're getting really productive with that machine knitting! and with all the things you do on your sewing machine you deserve a good new one - looks like you're having fun with it:)and I hope birthday boy and his little brother are soon fit again for christmas:)

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  8. Oh my gosh. That sweater is awesome. In a weird way I liked when my kids and i got sick BEFORE The holidays. THen we were done and ready to play .

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