Sweater Knitting

Pumpkin Wool and Honey Sweater - Andrea Mowry WIP Progress 1

Pumpkin Wool and Honey Sweater - Andrea Mowry WIP Progress 1

Have you seen Andrea Mowry’s Wool and Honey sweater pattern?? I fell in love with it the moment I laid eyes on it. I purchased the pattern the day it was released and that is something I NEVER do. Not because I don’t want to buy all of the amazing patterns that indie designers are releasing, but because I don’t usually have lots of extra room in my budget for knitting patterns that I may or may not use.

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Corbel Sweater | Finished Project

Corbel Sweater | Finished Project

I fully intended to write at least two more WIP posts for this sweater, but I ended up being sick for a week which threw off all of my plans. In the end I was just hurrying to try and get my Corbel done by the test knitting deadline. I nearly made it. I finished it two days late, but Claire was absolutely lovely and didn’t put any extra pressure on me.

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Lofoten Sweater | Finished Project

Lofoten Sweater | Finished Project

I've knit several cardigans over the past few years since I became more serious about knitting, but never dared brave the world of pullovers.

And then I saw Emily's podcast where she was talking about this new sweater design she was working on. As soon as I clapped eyes on it, I fell madly in love! I couldn't get it out of my mind. I immediately volunteered for test knitting, and started scheming up different colorway combinations.

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Lofoten Sweater WIP Progress #1

Lofoten Sweater WIP Progress #1

As you will have seen from my last post, I am dyeing up yarn kits for a new sweater being designed by Emily Nugen of The Blue Mouse Knits. I'm also currently test knitting it and I'm absolutely love how it is turning out!

In this photo, I hadn't quite separated for the sleeves yet, but I'm well past that point now. I've finally gotten to start working with the third color.

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