Friday, January 16, 2009

Sock Sweater, He Is Finished!

The pooling doesn't look so bad in the photos.

This is the sweater front.

And here is the sweater back.

To recap: Ann Budd's raglan from her Handy Book of Sweater Patterns in a 26" chest. This sweater is knit in the round from the bottom up.

The Yarn: Lion Magic Stripes. I got a bargain. The yarn for this sweater cost $3.98 (2 balls--100 grams each--at $1.99 each). The color is called Sea Blue Pattern.

I used size 3 and 4 (US) needles.

And for those keeping score, here's what was left. Thirty-eight grams.

So, 3-50 gram balls would not be enough. Two 100 gram balls would be, though I don't think there's enough left for matching socks.

It was fun, relatively mindless.

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You might be able to get a preemie hat from the leftovers. Just think out cute a tiny baby would look in a hat knit from that yarn.
I think the sweater looks great, and what a good way to use up some sock yarn! Thanks for the idea!!
The sweater is great! Love the way it turned out. I think I need to buy that book...
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