Long Lean Sweater Finale: DONE!

You’ve read about me knitting this sweater for quite some time now, and it is finally time to unveil the final product!  Here is it, blocked and being worn.  I love, love, love it!  Someone asked me today where I bought it from.  That made my morning.  Thank you for sticking with me while I […]

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Long Lean Sweater Weeks 5 & 6

I am in the home stretch!  All I have to do is finish the border, sew the side seams, do the pocket borders and sew them together, and block.  This is exciting! Since I didn’t update last week on my progress, I finished both sleeves and the back.  The back took FOREVER to finish.  The […]

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Long Lean Sweater: Week 4

I’m still working on the back panel of the sweater, but I have finished the back shaping and hope to start the raglan edging tonight.  Then, on to the sleeves!  Otherwise, not a whole lot to report on my progress.  I did take another few days off on the weekend and knit a sock in […]

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Long Lean Sweater: Week Three

I think I might be suffering from a tad case of sweater burn out.  I’ve finished the right side panel and am now working on the back.  More stitches means more time.  My teacher Gail did warn us of this, though.  Still, I’m chugging away.  Perseverance! I did take a little time out this past […]

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Long Lean Sweater: Week 2

Here’s my progress on Week 2 of the Long Lean Sweater!  I’m very happy with how far I’ve gotten on this sweater.  Yeah, I’ve had to rip out on section on the left side TWICE, but I managed to do it without freaking out.  Whew! During the second week, I’m working on the right side.  […]

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Long Lean Sweater: Week One

I’m working on my first sweater, and think it would be a fun to share my progress here on the blog.  I’m currently in the first week of knitting, and have made good progress since my first class at Kitnit Fine Yarns, my LYS, on Saturday.  The pattern is what we are calling the Long […]

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