WS7

Pattern: My own

Yarn: Cascade 220

Coffee: Latte w 1% - made as a bribe to get a 16 year old to model for me before 7 am.

knitboy1, LollyKnit and 8 more people faved this
  • Nova 7y

    You've got to love the bribe fore the before school modeling sessions. Luckily I can still get by with a slice or bread or the gummy bear vitamin.

    This sweater is pretty wonderful, by the way.
  • throughtheloops 7y

    I started bribing with potty training and haven't stopped since. So far it's worked out pretty well for me. He's a good kid.

    Thanks!
  • knitboy1 7y

    AMAZING colors. Love love love this.
  • LollyKnit 7y

    This is beautiful, K - great work on the cardigan. The bribe worked ;) your son is a great model!
  • Olga 7y

    I agree with Lolly, he is a great model and a very cute cardi!!
  • adamknits 7y

    This cardigan is so awesome, I cannot even express how much I love it. It's like Mr. Rogers meets Carrot Top. (See, I can't even admire it without using weird similes!)

    I'd love directions on how you did the hood, since it looks really great (not too pointy!), hint hint! ;)
  • terrabellaspun 7y

    Wow! That's a Great cardigan ~
  • throughtheloops 7y

    For the hood I picked up an odd number of stitches at the neck and worked in stockinette until it was about 2-3" less than my desired height. On each of the next 5 or 6 right side rows, I did a slip1, k2tog, PSSO with the center three stitches. This eliminates the point and gives a nice little curve to the back of the hood. Once I was done with my decreases I did a three needle bind off to join the two sides. Grafting would work just as well.
  • throughtheloops 7y

    Thanks!
  • Adrian 7y

    I LOVE it. The color combo is awesome.
  • Cat'sMeowPresents 7y

    Wonderful colors!!!!
  • knitboy1 7y

    alright, miss thang. are you going to give us a pattern for this or not??!?!?!? I will make it. And you should charge like $45 for the pattern. hahha

    Oh - when am I taking you out for coffee? Let's make some knitters jealous. :)
  • throughtheloops 7y

    It's coming, it's coming! I've got to get a few other commitments out of the way first.

    I'd love to go out for coffee!
    Let me know what your schedule is like. The kiddos get out of school next week so things open up for me then.
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