Too big

I tried on my Emily last weekend and it is waaaay too big. I looked like a fluffy pig. I have to frog and knit it again. Maybe I can still use the sleeves, they looked quite normal, but the body was much too wide. 

I think it will be boring to knit the same sweater again. But it is a beautiful pattern, I want to wear it.

My Woolsthorpe is going fine, I started the right front now. It was nice to make the pocket and quite simple. And I started my first pair of socks. A simple rib sock. I didn’t know if  I would like to knit socks, but I am enjoying myself. But the heel will be the most difficult part I guess, I’m not there yet. The wool is really beautiful, it is brown mixed with a lot of other colours: black, grey, blue, purple, but very subtle. It is called Araucania Ranco Multy. It would be nice for a vest too. I am using bamboo dpn’s and they are great to work with, very light. 

first socks

If I like knitting socks, I am going to buy some more multicoloured sock yarns. I’ve seen some beautiful ones, handdyed. Mmmm…

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2 Responses to Too big

  1. wen says:

    So sorry to hear that you have to redo the body. I’m sure it will be worth it in the end.

    • noekkeon says:

      Thank you Wen, I am sure it will be, it is such a great pattern, but I am not really looking forward to it.

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