Wednesday, May 31, 2006

It's finished!

I made myself sit down and finish Trinity's Chevron top yesterday. It's been washed and blocked and here's how it looks now...



If you ever need inspiration, pick up a copy of Ann Budd's "Handy Book of Sweater Patterns". I use that book as a basis for all of the sweaters and tops I knit now. I can't recommend that book highly enough. Get it!

Now, I can't wait to see how it fits Trinity. Oceanna's Citrus Punch sweater is coming along nicely. I've got 5 1/2" done on the body, another 2" or so to go before separating for the front and back. This part is all stocking stitch, so it gives me time to think about the sleeves and what they'll look like. It's a bright little sweater, that's for sure. I'll post a picture once the body is done, just so you can see how it's coming along. I must admit, it's the perfect knit for a bright, sunny day. It just.... fits.

4 comments:

  1. Oh, this top turned out so gorgeous, I love the pattern you used and those happy, cheerful colors! Thanks for the tip about Ann Budd's book, I'll make sure to order it as it sounds fantastic!

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  2. I've got Ann Budd's first book, "The Knitter's Handy Book of Patterns". it only has one sweater but with a bunch of variations. There's also hats, socks, gloves, and mitts. It's a great book too.

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  3. Louisa, it IS a great book, too. I have it as well, and use it. I've made the sweater in that one and it's one of my fave sweaters.

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