Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Justice's Pink Cardigan

This was a test-knit, I only chose to do it because I could knit one for my niece, Justice.

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I think it fits her decently.
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This was the first time doing a bottom up sweater like this.
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The band was decent so I didn't reinforce anything.  Buttonholes ended up smaller than pattern says so had to buy different buttons than I originally purchased for it.
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I really like the way the shoulders were done in this.  I want to try this method in the future.
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The lace was easy, but pretty.
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In the test knit the back top is left unfinished like this, but in the completed pattern there is supposed to be an option for finishing it in garter like the rest of the edges.
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Yarn: Caron Simply Soft
Color: Watermelon
Content: 100% Acrylic
Care: Machine Wash and Dry
Needles: US 6 / 4mm
Pattern: Helga
Size: 36"
Mods: None

Overall:  The sweater was nice and quick to knit.  I will probably knit another one of these in the future, maybe for my sister Echo, Justice's Mom, since she keeps stealing it from Justice.