Monday, July 20, 2009

See, I told you I was knitting!

The Whisper Cardigan, finally done!
I realize the background isn't exactly meant for the pages of Vogue, and yes, I just got home from work, but just look at the sweater, okay?

Here's a close up of the knit fabric.

When I purchased this yarn at the Homespun Yarn Party in March, most of the light blue/teal was actually wrapped into the center of the skein, so I thought it was a mostly brown/dark blue hank. I love this finished fabric, but may not have bought it if I had known the true colors. Funny how much of knitting is serendipitous/happenstance.
The last time I mentioned this piece was probably in May! I had been working on it regularly, but mostly on commutes and the like. The only mod I really made was to knit the bottom section about two inches longer, since I had the yarn. I probably could have squeaked out another inch but, truthfully, with the every other row increase, I was getting reallllly sick of the long rows.
Overall, a great knit, but I think I'll like the overall shape of Hannah Fettig's other light cardi, the Featherweight Cardigan. I have some Malabrigo (okay, more the one option, really) that should be just right for this.

Edit: For those asking, the yarn I used was Sanguine Gryphon, Sappho base (a laceweight) in the colorway The Black Earth. Amazing yarn, it's like buttah :)


  1. cute, good job, I like it!

  2. Pretty sweater! Whose yarn did you use?

  3. Cute cardigan, but what really caught my eye was your hair! I love it! (Clearly I haven't seen you in real life lately.)