More Sweater Progress

My Catbells Cardigan has grown again. I think I am on my third ball of yarn? But I still have a LOT of body to go. I have two full balls left and I might be cutting the yardage close….

This yarn is worsted weight and therefore the whole project is getting quite heavy. I work an hour or so that gets me several repeats and I have to put the project down as my hands and shoulders feel the weight.

Just need to keep cranking towards 21 total inches of sweater body. Happy Knitting!!

Sweater In Slow Motion

My Catbells Cardigan is growing ever so slowly. It’s turning into more of a square box and I’m into my second skein of the Briggs and Little worsted.

I find myself actively seeking this project to pick up and work on but after a couple of repeats of the lace like pattern my attention wanders off. So that seems to be the main cause of the slow pace of this garment.

Last I took photos, I had just joined the underarms and working the full body. Since then I have added a full handspan worth of work to this. The full body needs to measure like 20 some inches so I still have a LONG way to go, lol.

It’s been 100 degrees in Kansas as well, so a worsted sweater does get hot in my lap. But I hope to stay on target to finish this for the fall. Happy Knitting!!

Cast On: Catbells Cardigan

I am going to ignore the fact that I have a worsted weight sweater in hibernation because I fell in LOVE with the Catbells Cardigan by Pip and Pin.

A little stash diving lead me to choose my sweater quantity of Briggs and Little Regal in a dark Navy. Its a construction I have not done before. You start with a back piece of lace and build from there.

I have to admit between the simple lace and the dark yarn…..this cast on took me three times to get on the needles. I worked for an hour and I’m only four rows in….

This project needs good light and dedicated brain time. This will be an “after the kids go to bed” project for sure!! Happy Knitting!!