The flu was in the house, also garter stitch obsession, Advent baking, wreath and lemon curd making. Only 25 days until Christmas!!! That's almost tomorrow, so it seems.
Time to get out the sweet winter/ Christmas movies, make a lot of cookies, think about presents. Yes, I am late with the presents, just like every year. I even think about starting some gift knitting although it a bit late for that... we'll see.
And then there will be the counting again in December... which is starting tomorrow! Oh, so little time for everything. Let's all slow down a little, shall we?
Today I want to show you the next Seamless Yoke Sweater.
This time without ribbing, closer fit (though still a sweater to wear as outer shell), knit in a nicer, cozy and warm wool/alpaca blend.
For the colourwork I used the pattern Elizabeth Zimmermann provides in her book Knitting Without Tears, like I did last time, but I varied it a bit and like it better this way. The yarn I knit with is fairly thick and any colourwork quickly looking quite bold. Disrupting the larger areas originally knit in one colour makes the pattern more fitting to this small sized sweater, I think.
We are both very happy how this sweater turned out and I hope I will be able to join Dagny doing silly things in lovely sweaters like this soon (have been ordering the very same yarn for a sweater like Dagny's!).
As always more photos on Flickr and the details (number of stitches, de- and increases, information about the yarn on ravelry.