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beginnings September 24, 2013

A recent trip to Oregon’s high desert region taught me a quick lesson: even though it’s 80+ during the day, dinner time after sunset can be a chilly surprise…

I love wearing little dresses when I go out and started digging in my stash of “sock” yarns to put together a lightweight but cozy little sweater to bridge the gap.

Chic Knits Arlin

One of my favorite dresses is a black & white polka dot number – fitted and just slightly fancy with a low v-neck & one, just one, ruffle.

It became my inspiration for this slightly lacy cardigan – in ochre yellow to replace the setting sun…

….for pattern details click here

YARNS – this sweater is designed at 6sts per inch and I found a wide variety of yarns that can be knit at this gauge.

I swatched and washed to see how this sock yarn might behave and was happy happy joy joy!

It went up on the fit mannequin a few times to make sure it was behaving to measure apre-swatch.

One response to “beginnings September 24, 2013”

  1. I love this! So pretty! I picked up some Tosk DK and will try this instead of Tosh Sock. I’ll let you know how it turns out!

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