Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Bar Mitzvah sweater FINISHED!

I don't remember, would have to check email records, but think I frogged this sucker a smidge over a week ago? One of the photos is from before the frog. I actually finished it, had him try it on and frogged it without even taking a photo. It was just too small. Reconfigured everything, panicked, regrouped and CO 2 more times. Here is the FO. It's great. Basically a seamless yoke using some figures from Handy Book of Sweater Patterns. Knit out of Swish worsted weight in "truffle", yoke in "bare" with scraps of swish and WoolWase for the brown. Ribbing on size 5's, balance knit on size 8 's. Sleeves knit two at a time on two circs. Finished size is 38 1/2. He can wear this for a couple of years. Lots of room to grow! He loves it and adores how great it matches the shirt he's wearing to his party. We're counting down the days...tomorrow is his birthday and he gets to go to Texas de Brazil. hey, a guy only turns a teenager ONCE.


lynseym said...

it looks SO SO GOOD. and now i want all your can eat meat as well.....have a blast! bring the sweater tomorrow.

gwensmom said...

Awesome! You are a wonder knitter woman. William you look maaaahvelous in that sweater!

Mrs. Tommie said...

That is one seriously awe inspiring sweater. William, if I had a sweater like that, I'd be laughing too.