View Full Version : My Very First Adult Sweater

10-05-2008, 07:31 PM
After making a bunch of mini-Weasley sweaters last Christmas, I finally felt confident enough to try a full size one. The Wicked sweater from Zephyr Style (http://www.zephyrstyle.com/catalog/item/2367447/3974522.htm) seemed to be the perfect first sweater for me. It's top down (I looooove top down!) and there wasn't anything too tricksy about it. It was the first time I got to try out my Options...had to get a replacement cable, but that wasn't too much of a problem, as the KP customer service was very nice. I used KP Swish Superwash in Capri. I really liked working with this yarn, although when I washed and blocked it, it did grow a tiny bit. I made the cuffs a wee bit longer than what is in the pattern, I like longer cuffs to help warm my hands in the winter :teehee: . I really love how it turned out, even if I am a little disappointed about my weaving in job. I'm not sure if it's the way I did it or the yarn, but I can see the spots where I wove in, usually I do a much better job. I think (or at least I hope) that it's only noticeable to my critical eye.
I think I might have started it back in March, I can't really remember, but I finished it the first week of September. It's now just about sweater season here and I can't wait to wear it!
After I get my Christmas knitting out of the way, I can't wait to start another sweater!
Thanks for looking. :)

Jan in CA
10-05-2008, 08:01 PM
That's so pretty! You'll have to let us know how well the yarn wears, too.

10-05-2008, 10:16 PM
That is really nice work and the color is just gorgeous! :inlove:


10-06-2008, 02:32 AM
That's a beautiful sweater! Very lovely color, too :inlove:

10-06-2008, 02:48 AM
That's a beautiful sweater! Very lovely color, too :inlove:
I agree . Nice work :)

10-06-2008, 04:00 AM
Very nice, really love the collar,cuffs and bottom. Color is lovely also.

10-06-2008, 04:10 AM
Great job on your first sweater. looks great, love the colour as well. Thanks for the link. Nice range of sizes for their patterns.

10-06-2008, 05:23 AM
Lovely! Great job, love the color:cheering:

10-06-2008, 06:51 AM
Beautiful sweater! Love the color, love the pattern. Nice work.

10-06-2008, 07:05 AM
Fab sweater. :thumbsup: Doesn't matter when you start so long as you finish. :)

10-06-2008, 10:47 PM
great job. The color and details are great.

10-07-2008, 04:40 PM
Very very well done! :thumbsup: You have a beautiful stocking stitch!

I love the color and style, too! Classic and timeless!

10-07-2008, 04:51 PM
Beautiful sweater and love that color! Great job!!!

10-10-2008, 10:35 AM
Gorgeous - great job!

10-13-2008, 09:42 AM
:yay: Great job!!

10-13-2008, 10:24 AM
How pretty, it looks great!

10-13-2008, 01:19 PM
Blue is my favorite color. That is a beautiful blue and also a beautiful job of knitting. :woot:

10-14-2008, 03:52 PM
Very nice! I don't see any wobbles from here. I love the borders.

10-14-2008, 06:58 PM
That's a beautiful patter, and a pretty color. Great job! :)

10-16-2008, 06:53 AM
It turned out beautiful!!

10-16-2008, 07:25 PM
Yay! I think that the weather will be cool enough for me to wear my sweater tomorrow! :teehee:
Thank you all so much for your sweet comments! :)

10-26-2008, 05:05 PM
Did you wear it yet? It looks very pretty. :thumbsup:

10-26-2008, 05:22 PM
You did a terrific job! I really like the color! :inlove:

10-26-2008, 06:47 PM
Did you wear it yet? It looks very pretty. :thumbsup:
Yup, it wore it a couple of weeks ago and got some very nice comments. I'll be able to wear it again this week too, since snow is in the forecast.