Saturday, September 11, 2010

And the Winner Is...

...Eve's Ribs, by Carol Sunday!

This will be my next knit. It was not in my queue. It does not qualify as office attire. It is not the dressy black wrap I so need for going out at night in the fall and winter. In other words, it is a total lark. I can't justify it in any way, except that I have the perfect yarn (Cascade Indulgence) in the perfect quantity in my stash, and it's not earmarked for anything else, and I just feel like knitting it, darn it!

The pattern offers several sleeve variants. I like the long, flared sleeve best:

It is not an easy pattern to modify, so I'm not going to. I figure the alpaca/angora blend I'm using, combined with the lacy ribbed pattern, will probably stretch like crazy and end up fitting me just fine. It's a loose knit anyway, so fit is not so critical. For once, I'm just going to blindly follow the pattern and see what happens. That will be an adventure all by itself!

4 comments:

kmkat said...

Nice sweater! And the color will look awesome with your red hair.

Gracey is not my name.... said...

Hmmm...this one is popular today...
http://www.timethrums.com/blog/2010/09/nonknitters-turn-away/

joylee56 said...

Well, speaking as someone who wears a suit everyday, this sweater looks perfect for those times in the office when you want take off your suit jacket and actually be comfortable working. Especially when some guy has gotten to the thermostat and you're scraping frost off the computer screens.

Have you located a good source for women's suits by the way? The last couple of years I've had no luck finding ones that a grown up can wear that don't cost more than a mortgage payment.

Renee said...

lovely knit - can't wait to see yours!