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(Why yes, I am ridiculous.)

Pattern: My own, though it’s just a basic raglan cardigan with a picked up button band.
Yarn: Serendipity Tweed in “Poinsettia” and “Water Lily Leaves”, purchased on sale from Knitter’s Cottage in F’Burg
Needles: Knit Picks Options US 8/5 mm circular and bamboo dpns in US 7 and 8 (I only have three of the 8’s, so I had to improvise a little)

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So I totally love this sweater. As I said before, I love things that look like watermelons, and this sweater fits the bill perfectly. It fits wonderfully, especially the sleeves, which have a little bell thing going on. Perfect for both fall and spring. I know the colors don’t really go with fall, but I don’t care.

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The knitting of this sweater was mostly fine and wonderful, but I ran out of yarn before getting to the end of the sleeves. I did manage to pick some more up a couple days later though (AND there was a skein in my colorway AND it was still on sale). The yarn is lovely though. Soft and lovely and light enough to be a transition sweater, but the wool keeps the shape. I love cotton/wool blends. Truly, it’s great. The colors bled a little in the wash, but it wasn’t really huge, and when I wash it, I’ll add a little vinegar so it doesn’t run any more.

In other knitting news: I’m up the the owls on owls, so that will happen soon. I also started a pair of fingerless gloves, so those will happen too. Stay tuned!

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