Monday, April 10, 2006

Productive Morning

It's not quite 10:00 a.m. and if the rest of the day goes as the morning has gone so far, there's no telling just how much I'll accomplish today. I forced myself to sit down at the keyboard with notes at hand and write out the pattern for the Ripples Child's Cardigan. It's done. My eyes are crossing, but it's done.

Do you realize how good I am to you? I could be making money on these patterns, but I'm sharing them with you. Do I get a medal?? Actually, I enjoy sharing my patterns. I figure that if I can do this, anyone can, so why ask for money when anyone could do this?

Anyway, I've written the pattern to include a chart of the stitch pattern (multiple of 5, plus 2 sts), written directions for the stitch pattern and a picture of the cardigan. As well, I've put just a chart for the stitch pattern in the sidebar. It's in Excel format, so you will have to have a program that opens Excel files (I guess that would be Excel, right?).

I should let you know that there are some basic skills involved in this cardigan. You should have a working knowledge of picking up stitches for neck and button bands. As well, the pattern does not walk you through the raglan shaping row by row. You are expected to be able to maintain the continuity of the stitch pattern while working the raglan and neck shaping. Because of that, it is not suitable for a beginner project, even though the cardigan itself is a very simple knit. You've been warned. :)

There ya go! Do I love you, or what?


  1. Ev,
    The Ripple Cardigan is gorgeous! You are way too generous with all your lovely designs and I thank you for that.

  2. I made your lacy cantata hat and am very pleased with it. It looks good. I made it with wool from a small mill here in north-western New South Wales.

    Loved the pattern. Many thanks.