I’ve finished the area with decreases from hip to waist. Since there was about a 10 inch difference between the hip and waist almost as soon as the ribbing was done I started those decreases. I had to go from 262 (131sts front and back) sts to 210)(105 sts front and back) sts at the waist so […]
That is what I am going to call this sweater – The I think I lost my Marbles Sweater. After I finished the writing up the pattern I got started immediately. Cast on 262 stitches loosely (putting a marker at 131 stitches) and joined in the round adding a second marker…..I know it doesn’t need […]
Just to backtrack and set the scene.I decided it was high time I make a sweater for me that fits. Since most of my sweaters end up back in the yarn stash, this is quite a commitment for me. I’ve settled on making my own vanilla sweater pattern . I’ve been studying the greats of custom shaping […]
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The first thing I decided to do was pick a yarn, needles and do a gauge swatch. I decided on a worsted weight I had about 1500 yards of Berroco ultra alpaca in my stash. I grabbed some size 7 needles and cast on 30 stitches, I tried to keep the edges from rolling so […]