View Full Version : My First Sweater

02-20-2007, 12:33 AM
FINALLY I finished my first sweater. I promised it to the hubby for Thanksgiving... then Christmas... then mid-January.... he finally got to wear it for Valentine's Day. :cheering:

02-20-2007, 01:08 AM
Very cool! What yarn and pattern did you use?

02-20-2007, 01:20 AM
The yarn was Cascade, Jewel Hand-Dyed, Color #9894. It's actually a darker green than it appears in the photo. The pattern was a Brunswick pattern, Choice Classics (884), from a friend, which actually shows six neckline choices. Mine is the single neckband pattern.

Jan in CA
02-20-2007, 02:44 AM
It's beautiful!

02-20-2007, 03:00 AM
Beautiful sweater. Great yarn.

You did a great job, chere!


02-20-2007, 07:47 PM
Congratulations! Knitting a sweater is a lot of work. It looks great!

02-20-2007, 08:29 PM
Yes, it takes more work than I realized... at least for me. I was really excited at first and then I couldn't wait to get the darn thing done and off the needles! But I LOVE seeing the hubby wearing it and knowing that I knitted all those stitches. xxx
Thank you to everyone who posted a reply--it gives me a warm feeling inside... or maybe it's the wine I'm drinking!

02-21-2007, 02:37 PM
Great sweater. I love the yarn too. :happydance:

02-21-2007, 07:35 PM
Great job! It's wonderful!

02-21-2007, 08:59 PM
Awesome--great work!

02-21-2007, 10:56 PM
:cheering: :cheering: :cheering:

It turned out really nice. And your timing was excellent, afterall, a sweater warms the heart and soul :D

02-21-2007, 11:10 PM
that sweater is SO cool
I thought it was grey and white, not green
but I really like it
someday I will be brave enough to try one


02-22-2007, 10:52 AM
Holy Smokes!! You are good!!
Are you taking orders?

02-22-2007, 03:51 PM
Thanks for the compliments, Webigail! Taking orders?
No, I don't think so. I'm sticking to small projects for a little while and who knows if I'll ever commit to the time for another sweater... takes me a awhile!

02-22-2007, 03:57 PM
:muah: That is lovely!!! You should make him model it for us! :teehee:

02-22-2007, 04:14 PM
Okay, here's the "lucky guy" who has a wife to knit him a sweater... at least ONE... and many, many scarves.

02-23-2007, 11:43 PM
Wow!!! That is NICE!!!!

02-23-2007, 11:49 PM
Beautiful! The first picture makes it look silver! Must husband is silver-haired and has been asking for a silver sweater to make his hair shine. The green is really pretty, however, and looks wonderful on your guy!
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02-25-2007, 11:27 AM
WOW! I wish my first sweater was that good!

02-25-2007, 05:17 PM
Yeah He IS a lucky guy!

02-25-2007, 09:49 PM
:muah: VERY, VERY nice!! I bet your DH looks GREAT in it!

02-27-2007, 09:08 PM
You did a wonderful job. I'm sure your hubby loves it.

I can't wait to get stuff completed for my DH so he can wear it around. Though I too knit slow so I don't think I'd have a sweater done in time for him to wear it this winter.