Sunday, January 7, 2007

Knitting and Crochet: Retro Swing Sailor Collar Cardigan

After Christmas, as in, the day after Christmas, I started this project for myself. It was so much fun making things for Christmas gifts and it was also nice to be able to start a new list after the holiday, including something for me. This is the first time I've tried an adult sweater and to be sure it didn't take too much time I chose this LionBrand Retro Swing cardigan pattern for their Wool Ease Thick & Quick yarn.

I love the combination of crochet body and knit collar in this pattern.

It is really cozy and fun to wear, though I struggled a bit with what to wear underneath. I decided a simple long sleeved tee works best as I like to use a pin at the neck to keep it closed.
Makes me excited about doing more things I can wear. Maybe this is the year!

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