Nothing like trying to buck the curse after being together for 15 years. It’s like cheating. It’s been finished knitting for months. G thought I would never finish it. He was so pleased when he saw me sewing it up.
- Tom by Jane Ellison from Queensland Collection Book 9 (Fantastic sweaters and good looking models!)
- Patons Classic Wool Merino in Natural Mix
- US 5 / 3.75 mm
- Date Started:
- January 1, 2009 (This was my New Year start)
- Date Finished:
- Sewing: March 15, Finishing: Aug 5.
- I made minor adjustment to the pattern to try to match the body and instead of bind off and join, I kitchenered the edge of hood together at the top.
- Will I make it again?
- It was a great boring knit. I loved it as a project to do when I’m reading for school. Not having to count for shaping made it ideal. I also like the ribbing. It’s a rib, but not one that pulls in much and gives lots of interest. I’d like to make another one for me. Maybe in a smaller size since this one, meant to be roomy for G over his other clothes, is way big on me. Very pointy hood however, and may need to be fixed. G doesn’t mind since he doesn’t plan on using the hood much.
Just wanted to say that this may have been some of the best seaming I’ve ever done in my life.
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