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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Cluster Sweater

Last year, in June, I gave you a pattern for the Cluster Stitch Panel. I went and turned two panels into a sweater! For me! That makes it the first thing I've made for myself to wear that wasn't a hat, scarf or mittens. I'm so excited! And to be honest, I'm a smidge happy that the weather is still cool enough for me to wear it. (I know, I'm sorry. I don't want anymore snow either but I do want to wear this sweater!)


As you can see from this shot, the sweater is white and cream in color.
It has fitted cuffs for the arms and a waistband that is simple rows of Half Double crochet.


This image gives you a better idea of the color work and shape of the sweater. I didn't want anything too tight or bulky so it's very loose and a "floppy" comfortable. It's made with a lightweight yarn but is still cozy and warm on these cool Spring mornings.
(I'm wearing it right now!)


The collar is lapel style using a Granny stitch Double Crochet done in rows.
The outer edge is the back side of two rows of Double Crochet.
I like the different visual texture it brings to the table. Plus, it gives it a "girly" frill feel.

I'm hoping to have a pattern worked up soon. That makes 5 or 6 patterns I'm working on now. Geez. I need to stop the imagination fairies for a while until I get all these patterns on paper. Lol.

Have a fantastic week!


Peace and blessings,
~~Karen~~


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    1. I've always liked cream and white together for some reason! Thanks!

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  2. Congrats on your new sweater! It is very pretty and comfy looking.
    I know how hard it can be to make something for ourselves.

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    1. Thanks Cathy! IT can be hard especially when we're always thinking someone else needs it more than we do. =D

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  3. Very lovely sweater!! I have never crocheted a garment for myself yet! This looks fabulous :)

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    1. Thanks Rhondda! I really appreciate that! =D

      And do make something for yourself - you're worth it!

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