Posts uit juli, 2012 weergeven

Ta-da stripy sweater

Finally, I'm back on my blog! Have spent time abroad for work and been creative otherwise (we have installed our terrace and that was quite some work!). But now: back to real life, aka knitting!

I have a TADA moment ready, as I finished my sweater. I have to say that I once again learned the hard way that trying to be smart is never really a smart thing to do. Especially not concerning knitting patterns. I wanted te create a V neck, but it ended up looking like one big mess. So I frogged and knit as in pattern. Second caveat: after bind off, my son's head didn't fit through the opening! I had adjusted the pattern to his size, but didn't really keep in mind that the head of a 14 month-old child is still proportionally big compared to his body, and not so much anymore for 3 year-olds, where I adapted the pattern from. In the end I had to re-do the bind off and I used an elastic bind off knitting two stitches together and returning the knit stitch to the left needle every…