Well, my Fairly Easy Fair Isle Cardigan is FINALLY finished! 🙂
I’ve been planning to knit and then knitting this sweater for a loooong time.
Speaking of the buttons, aren’t these perfect?
Thanks again to Brenda. You found a perfect size and match.
And how hard it was to do just that. I did a LOT of searching for buttons myself, to no avail and had other people looking for me too. Amazing, how hard it was to find the right buttons.
Fairly Easy Fair Isle
I decided to block it just like a wool project, to straighten out all the edges. Worked fine:
Back view. I even impressed myself LOL. 😉 :
Buttons, buttons, I’ve finally got the buttons. 🙂
I’m quite happy with how the sweater turned out.
Yes, I think it would have been even nicer in a wool yarn as the pattern suggested, but I’m ok with how the Jiffy looks, albeit not quite as lush as wool always is. I’m trying to use non-animal based yarns now, whenever possible, that’s why I chose Lion Brand Jiffy for this project.
I would attempt another Fair Isle knit in the future. An easy one that is! It was fun working with all the color yarns and I learned a lot as I progressed with this sweater.
It’s been so hot here, I haven’t even tried it on yet but I think it will fit just fine. Should be nice and toasty for Autumn.
Maybe good for a new avatar photo too! 😉
PS: WordPress blogger ???
Anyone know how to keep line spaces in a post, when using WP? I put in spaces and when I come back to that place on the page, they are no longer there. I don’t know why this happens over and over, but it sure is annoying. 😦