Handspun sweaters! I have finished both of my handspun sweaters and just absolutely love them both!
First up is my Bitchin sweater
This sweater was a labour of love!
And do I ever love it!! The roving was Funky Carolina in Merino Tencel, which is now officially my favorite blend to spin…it is just sooooo smooth! The pattern is a HEAVILY modified version of the little red riding hoodie. I don’t like to spread negativity so i will just say that I didn’t like the pattern and leave it at that.
Want some more pics?
Sunday was a BEAUTIFUL day for taking FO pictures. I must admit that I didn’t sew the zipper in. I took it to a professional as my sewing skills are less than desirable and I wanted the zipper to work!
I adore this sweater even if it is REALLY heavy!
My Buttony Sweater
I really love this sweater too…it is super comfortable!
This is my “I’m a model” pose! Ha ha ha.
The sweater is knit from the Buttony pattern with very few modifications. I did add some extra length because sweaters seem to be a bit short on me and I really think that length can just ruin a sweater’s comfort level.
The yarn is my handspun from some superwash merino I dyed specifically for a sweater. I am really happy with it and love the feel of the superwash on my skin. The neckline on this sweater is fantastic…I really love the way that it sits so I am planning to knit another one of these sweaters minus the buttons.
And if that wasn’t enough I also finished my Clapotis!
Sweet sheep colourway dyed by Union center knits.
Whew! I wish I could say that is all of my UFO’s finished…but it is not even close!
I have plenty of roving put aside for a few sweaters, but of course I have to finish spinning for my shawl first!
Next up..my LONG awaited Seraphim…did I mention it has been on the needles forever?
So what are you knitting?