Finished Object: Second Raglan

Yup, my second raglan sweater from here is complete!  I finished it last night and am wearing it today.

Again, it’s based on the raglan sweater pattern found in Knitting for Dummies.  I modified the particular sweater so the length is shorter, and and it’s short-sleeved, as well.

I worked on this sweater while at work, while at having good conversation at my in-laws’ house, and while watching TV at home.  I finished it at home because you have to keep track of sleeve row and decreases, so I need a place where I could keep better notes.

The yarn is interesting, in that I have no idea what it is.  I think its heavy worsted/aran weight.  I got it from the yarn mill ends bin at AC Moore.  No matter what it is, I really like the color and the texture.

So, that’s my second raglan. Yay!  If you want to see the details on Ravelry, head on over to the project page.

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Second Raglan WIP

I am just having fun with raglan sweaters lately.  I started a second one that I’m knitting on my breaks at work, and it’s going to be short-sleeved.

First, I must apologize for not posting at all last week.  I got sick, and have been dealing with a pretty scary health issue on top of that.  I promise I will get back into the swing things a little better here.

So, this is the short-sleeved one, and the long sleeved one is coming along just fine.  I’m am two-thirds done with the first sleeve.  I always forget how long and tedious knitting a sleeve, any sleeve can be.  Still one almost done, one to go.

This particular raglan is still being knit via the instructions in “Knitting for Dummies.”  I like the formula they present in there.  It seems to be working, but I’ll make that call when I put the sweaters on for the first time.

So, that’s what’s on my needles here at work.