stasis pullover.

Another spring break finish was my Stasis Pullover, yet again a beautiful Brooklyn Tweed design. Some thoughts: despite being a very consistently even knitter and having spot on gauge, I ran out of main color yarn and had to scramble to find a skein to finish approximately 10 rows of the yoke and neck. IContinue reading “stasis pullover.”

stasis sleeves.

My Stasis Pullover sleeves are finished and blocking whilst I work on the body, which is near to the join of the sleeves and finishing the yoke. Daresay this sweater will be done in the next week. I have started a serious obsession with Brooklyn Tweed yarns. Sure, I’ve knit with them before, but I’mContinue reading “stasis sleeves.”

stasis.

One sleeve done of the gorgeous Stasis Pullover in Brooklyn Tweed’s Spring Thaw collection. I’m knitting it exactly as the pattern calls for–with Brooklyn Tweed Loft in snowbound as the main color and cast iron as the contrasting color. So far, so easy, so gorgeous. This is my first Brooklyn Tweed sweater. I have alwaysContinue reading “stasis.”

scatter.

After starting this at the beginning of November and abandoning it to holiday knitting, I picked it back up last week and finished. Scatter is an Icelandic fair isle sweater, featuring a nice bleeding color pattern. It was easy to follow, minus all the errors for the sleeve charts, but because its “scattered” color work,Continue reading “scatter.”

sweater surgery.

Taking scissors to the blood, sweat, and tears of a finished knitted garment may be the scariest thing I’ve ever done. But, it had to be attempted on my Stasis Pullover, which when all was said and done, came out beautifully, but had the longest sleeves known to man. I couldn’t wear it and fakeContinue reading “sweater surgery.”