That’s Better

Too big…


Too small….


Just right…


Just please stop taking pictures, Mama….

I learned a lot on this project:
-If I set my mind to it I can actually get through a project rather quickly.
-I am a good enough knitter that I can rip down a cable section and re-knit it back up again, all 12 rows, without having to rip out the entire project.
-Always buy an extra skein. I actually cast off the sleeves in a different orange than the Rowan Cork because I was out and the Cork is no more. I seamed up in the contrasting orange and managed to build the tassel from the trimmings of the Cork.
-If I was more mindful of my knitting, maybe I wouldn’t mess it up so much.
-Same goes with knitting while tired.

-Cables really, really should have charts.

-I need to always have two projects to rotate between, just to get a break.

-I’m ready for a sewing binge.

Details at Ravelry.

The boys were very disappointed to discover my medals were only virtual. I’m still quite pleased!



Filed under finished objects, kids, sweaters

11 responses to “That’s Better

  1. Nice job! There’s a whole lotta love put into that hoodie!

  2. It looks great! And I just love the color–perfect for a kid (or a grownup who wants to feel like a kid once in a while!).

  3. Guinifer

    The cute is almost hurting my eyes. Please stop.

  4. That’s such a cute sweater!! I LOVE that last picture.

    You know you’ve developed as a knitter when you do a drop & fix on that first cable, don’t you? The rush! 🙂

  5. And I like the hood even more this time ’round!

  6. Mayor

    Absolutely GORGEOUS! WOW! You got mad skillz!

  7. Feng-Yi

    That’s so cute. Wow…

  8. Beautiful! And you didn’t run out of yarn, either!

  9. This orange jacket is fabulous! I want one for ME!

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