That is the question. After many disputes about it I decided to go against all objections because this cardi just yelled out for the zipper. I ´m not the biggest zipper fan for knit and crochet cardigans but this time I stand by my decision! I love it!
Tune in tomorrow for the whole results of June 🙂
I cant say I enjoyed this project, but mostly because of the time constraint. I am already looking forward to making a speckled/hue version of the cardigan later… (when I have time). Boy did it make a dent in my ever growing stash. I have so many little balls of luxury yarn that I just cannot bring myself to through away and this project used them all. The design consist of a slip stitch pattern, so your just working one color at a time, of two rows with three different color bases.
The main base: 2,5 skeins of lovely Einrúm, a lopi/silk blend as my base that I bought to make a sweater that I later scrapped.
second base: all sorts of fingering and sport white and off white yarn used in various baby projects.
all sorts row – grays, yellows and multicolored yarn mostly Madeline Tosh.
Tomorrow I have a photo shoot date with my lovely friend Vaka, cannot wait to show you.
I realised it this morning that I forgot to blog yesterday! This is what summer vacation does to you. But I’m almost finished with my June baby cardi …. I just need to decide on buttons or zipper or…
Can’t wait to show you more… my snapchat friends have seen it all though 🤓🤓🤓 (eddalilja)
Even though I’m working with a slip stitched pattern progress is slow. Just finished the second sleeve. Just the raglan to go. The July project is going to be amazing. There might be a sneak peek on our instagram account so stay tuned!
I hate to brake it to you, I started hating the June project and decided to throw it in a bag and start a new one. I´m not making the sweater I´m wearing in the Knit police…. I´m saving it til later. BUT the new one is awesome!!!…. Sorry Arndís, I know you told me to hang in there but I just could not have it in front of my face for a second longer!
Here is a photo of the old one, the new one and the yarn I´m using next in the new one.
An extremely exciting month…. I love using my stash, because I have an awesome stash, the first issue of The Knit Police is ready and we have a Knitting festival weekend ahead of us 🙂 🙂 🙂
The best part though is…. wait for it….. I´m wearing the June cardigan in the first issue of The Knit Police!
P.s. these skeins are only the first ones I have chosen…
Happy June! Cannot believe this is our sixth month! We are half way there.
Stash busting, really looking forward to this one. I’m actually very diligent on giving away my stash to charity… but I ´m a bit more dingy on my more luxurious stash like hand dyed yarns or cashmere. So for june I ´ m designing a sweater that can incorporate as much or as little of your stash to make a beautiful sweater. Using all those little balls of yarn you just can´t find it in you to give away.
No yarn buying this month… we’re diving into our stash!
It doesn´t matter if your´e four or a mother of three, you can always be fabulous. We are so proud to present to you our best photos so far.