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,


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

  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.

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

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

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

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