Wednesday, 28 November 2007

Autumn cardi finished at last...

Have at long last finished this pain in the backside....hehe cardigan. Honestly the last sleeve was so longwinded to do and now its blocked etc....have tried it on and guess what...cannot stand the yarn next to my skin. It is sooooooo itchy. I washed it gently in special wool liquid before....oh well looks like it will be resigned to back of cupboard. But I am quite proud of my first achievement into this field. Now I might just do some socks and then I have the two "Dream in Colour" baby jackets to make as well. After that its a coin toss between a "Bohus" or "Autumn Rose"....but I expect by then Christmas would have come and gone and spring will be on its way.



On a different note DD's twins are now home and I have been round there most days, helping to feed and change....wow it takes twice as long with everything. They are beautiful babies (well I would say that being Nanny). Little Cara looks like a dolly, its funny even now you can tell which is the girl and which is the boy. Anyway best away chores to do. Heres piccy of cardigan.
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5 comments:

Russ said...

Ohhh! It's a beautiful cardigan, but I hate scratchy wool too. I'd probably leave it out somewhere so people could see it and admire it at least.

I have Folk Socks and love it. I have to admit that I haven't knit anything from it, but someday...

Caroline said...

Oops! That was me in the last comment. I hadn't noticed that my husband was logged into his account.

kathryn said...

Your cardigan looks far too pretty to be relegated to the back of the cupboard - can't you find a thin silky close fitting thingy to wear underneath it and wear it fastened up??

Viknits said...

Your cardigan is really beautiful! WEll done for sticking with it, it was well, well worth the effort!

Karen said...

hi! So you finished your Autumn and it is scratchy? I am still aiming to make one and now wonder if I should. Have you tried rinsing it with hair conditioner? I have never done this but have heard that it works. All that beauty sitting in the back of the closet! Maybe you should frame it or felt it into something if it still refuses to be soft enough to wear.

Happy New Year!