9.10.2011

Improvising a pattern..

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The Iced sweater that has stopped me in my tracks is now enjoying some attention. I’m almost out of yarn, and even though this yarn is discontinued, of course, I found some on eBay. But don’t really want to put more money into this sweater. (subject to change… ha)

I’ve decided, after looking at many magazines after my surgery, that the fall trend is showing many vests. I decide to put my sleeves on hold and the bottom also, and start on the collar. I only have 3.5 skeins of yarn left (85 yards apiece) so if I can get the collar done, maybe I can then decide if I need to finish the sweater properly. Or…..just turn it into a vest. Would I wear a bulky vest? Not really sure I care at this point, I just need to get some momentum on this project.

Until then I’m going to leave you with some great pattern links I’ve found….

http://us.knitsmc.com/files/patterns/freepattern_select_1762_en.pdf , this is a knitted shrug pattern, looks simple with a dolman sleeve, super easy pattern with a classic look.

From Cascade yarn.com, (see their other free knitting patterns) a light and airy cardigan with a flowing front, knit with Kid Seta. I love this…pattern by Marelie Hurter

Check out Webs.com for their list of free knitting patterns by yarn type.

Yarn market.com has a selection of free knitting patterns to choose from.

More links to come soon…..it’s fall, cast on something…

Enjoy! Keep knitting…

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