Sleeve Archipelago

I am on multiple sleeve islands – sleeve archipelago, if you will. I have reached the sleeves in both my No Frills pullover, and my kid cardigan from Sirdar. For all that knitters love to complain about sleeves, I don’t really mind them. After going round and round endlessly on the body of a sweater,Continue reading “Sleeve Archipelago”

My Magnolia Sweater: Cruise Control (with a little bit of math)

My Magnolia Sweater, by Camilla Vad, is really coming along now. I have recovered from last week’s mohair tangle debacle and separated for the sleeves. I’m in the cruise control part of the project that is just miles and miles of stockinette in the round as I knit down the body. The pattern says toContinue reading “My Magnolia Sweater: Cruise Control (with a little bit of math)”

Nothing wrong with a little lace

or, that time I knit a sweater in the dead heat of summer. I cast on the Magnolia sweater by Camilla Vad. I am working on the long-sleeve version in Rauma Lamullgarn color way 13, and Rowan Kidsilk Haze color way 664 held double. Both of the yarns are a light gray. I am aContinue reading “Nothing wrong with a little lace”