striped pullover.

For some reason, I never actually, in all my years of knitting, have made a really simple, straight forward, top down raglan sweater in stockinette. I’ve started a million; never finished, frogged, and started something different, favoring sleeve details or fair isle motifs or cardigans.

Until now.

Using Jane Richmond’s Ladies Classic Raglan Sweater, I decided to make myself a simple, but classic, pullover. Instead of my usually boring color palette, I opted to instead indulge in some Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in the espadrilles colorway, which I’d been cooing over for awhile. Pink usually isn’t my thing; but this color, oh it couldn’t be resisted. For the stripes, its more tosh in the glazed pecan colorway.

I love the contrast in colors and its amazing how green the glazed pecan looks against the espadrilles colorway. More snaps when its finished. This is a really quick knit–a few days or so. All I have left is the sleeves.

More information on the few mods I made at my ravelry page, including no waist shaping (yay boxy sweaters!) and a stretchy bind off.

2 responses to “striped pullover.”

  1. […] Finally finishing this striped raglan sweater after a short break for a sock knitting project. This knit is really quick. See my previous post for details on yarn, pattern, etc. […]

  2. […] You can read my project notes at ravelry. This sweater was knit up using about 4 skeins of Madelinetosh Tosh Merino in the espadrilles colorway for the main, and copper penny for the contrasting stripes. You can also see more snaps of the sweater here and here. […]

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