(all photos by spencer, my 3yo)
i finally finished the sweater i have been working on for the last couple of months (just checked on ravelry, i started on august 1 last year...) i didn't go for the puffed sleeves, but really like how they turned out all the same. and of course, i am in love with the orange trim. i finished the collar a few rounds before then what the pattern called for, and i'm glad i did. now, the sweater is still missing the front pocket, which will ultimately make it into a gardening and gathering sweater... but as long as i'm still in my urban surroundings, potting on a balcony, i'll simply call it the spring café sweater :)
all details about the yarn and pattern on my ravelry project page.
and simona, any progress on your projects??
the sweater is lovely!! you really sped up toward the end of making it!
yes, i made a little bit of progress. my crochet panda is starting to take on shape. i even had something on hand to fill the head with since some years ago i bought pillows for guests and was suckered into buying "jumbo" size, thinking i'd do my guests a favor. i tried out how comfy they'd be when we got home, and realized that "jumbo" pillows are very unergonomic and distort your neck position. so what i did was open up the seam, take out at least a third of the filling, and sewed it back together. and when it comes to anything art or craft related i'm somewhat of a horder, this means i still had the fill material in a closet. i love when that happens!
we're joining ginny again this week for yarn along. what are you
knitting and reading?