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MAKE / MADE : Projects from Cast off Collective — 2018yearofthesweater

Carbeth : chunky knit cardigan

2018yearofthesweater garment knit make/made sweater

Carbeth : chunky knit cardigan

A very satisfying quick knit - especially with rainy & chilly winter days in October! 

The construction was very cool. Start at the bottom and knit up to under arm. Knit sleeves separately then join and continue to knit yoke with decreases. Take care on the decreases. Lots of techniques to learn and practice. 

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Hotline : WATG Mohair sweater

2018yearofthesweater garment knit make/made sweater

Hotline : WATG Mohair sweater

2018 : Project 16

Time to dabble in a kit from WATG.

An easy knit and simple construction. Beautiful soft mohair. What's not to love?

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Humulus : top down sweater

2018yearofthesweater colour work garment knit make/made sweater

Humulus : top down sweater

2018 : Project 10

After a LOT of deliberations, a false start or two I finally decided on my first proper sweater project for 2018.

Does anyone else have project commitment issues? I am after all a mostly monogamous knitter!

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My knitting affair

2018yearofthesweater make/made project planning

My knitting affair

2018 : Project Planning

FINALLY, the cool change has arrived and I'm reaching for MY elusive 'perfect' hand knitted sweater....

I'm slowly tracking it down. 

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Chunky Knit Tee

2018yearofthesweater garment knit make/made tee

Chunky Knit Tee

2018 : Project 5

A chunky knit to get my year of the sweater under way. Love the diamond pattern. Simple and easy construction. Great summer project and a garment that I can really wear...

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