Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Tea Time cardigan

Pattern: Tea Time by Martin Storey, from Rowan Classic Summer
Yarn: Rowan Wool Cotton shade Citron
Yardage: 7.56 balls
Needles: 3.25mm and 4mm straights

I finally found a great pattern to use the 8 balls of Wool Cotton that have been lurking in my stash. I made size M after checking the schematic, as these designs tend to run large, and it's a good fit. There were a couple of mods, the first intentional (adding one inch to the overall body length), the second accidental (missing the last 4 stitch decreases on the neckline). Both seem to have worked out well.

I'm around half way through knitting a top-down seamless garment, Ms Marigold by Zephyrstyle, in Calmer. At the moment it is round-and-round stocking stitch!

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At 7:00 am, March 25, 2009, Blogger Sarah said...

Oh what a lovely simple cardi - went up nice and quick too didn't it? I bet you'll get lots of wear from that, nicely in time for spring :o)

At 2:34 pm, March 25, 2009, Blogger Lin said...

Whata great cardigan and good stash use!

At 7:54 pm, March 26, 2009, Blogger PrincessPea said...

That's lovely - perfect for Spring!

At 9:31 am, March 27, 2009, Blogger donnac1968 said...

A lovely little spring cardigan.

At 7:54 pm, March 29, 2009, Blogger Lynne S of Oz said...

Noice! You look like you are having fun with your knitting!


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