|even the colors look like Spring!|
I wove in the ends on that last winter sweater* last night … and I am ready to knit for Spring! I have yarn (above) for these three Spring cardigans
|clockwise from left – Quick Sand, Quintessential Cardigan, Balise Cardigan|
and I’ve even swatched for two of them.
1. The purple linen will be another Quick Sand. I knit a few rows on 9’s and like the fabric, but the stitches are little smaller than the pattern suggests. I’ll knit the next size up to compensate.
2. The green cotton/silk blend will be another Quintessential Cardigan. The yarn is from my mother-in-law’s stash and I know she’d approve of this choice (especially if I can find green/navy buttons to match!). The ball band gauge/needle matches the pattern exactly. So I’m going to knit a sleeve-as-swatch and fingers crossed it works!
3. The gray and pink Coast is for the Balise Cardigan (which was part of my original MakeNine). I knit an actual swatch for this – on size 2’s and 2.5’s and the 2.5’s won. A few of the girls in my Monday knitting group are knitting this, too. Hopefully we’ll have a group WIP photo to share soon.
This is a lot of stockinette; thank goodness the patterns and yarn (and needles – 2.5, 5, 9) will add some variety. But just in case I get bored, I wound the yarn for Joji’s Suburban Wrap.
What are you planning to knit for Spring?
Check out the link up at Carole’s to see more Three on Thursday lists.
*as luck would have it, the weather for the next few days looks perfect for its debut. and then I hope to pack it away … until next Fall!