#1’s Sweater


  • Yarn: Knit Picks’ Wool of the Andes
  • Pattern: Knitting Pure & Simple Child’s Tunic.
  • More details can be found on Ravelry.

#1 had forgotten one of the two (yes, two) sweaters he owned at a playdate, so I worked hard to get this sweater finished quickly. For a knitter’s kid, #1 was sadly deficient in the sweater department. Of course, since the cold weather has persisted, we ended up over at the second hand store the other day to pick up a couple of commercially made sweaters to round out his spring weather wardrobe, but this hand-knit is, by far, my favorite. (Naturally.)

I am still trying to claw my way out of a knitting slump and have been obsessing lately about knitting socks. I’ve enjoyed knitting this sweater and have three seven other sweater projects I want to cast on, but dudes, I need get some smallish projects going first. How about this? Or this? And maybe this? Well, onward it is!

4 thoughts on “#1’s Sweater

  1. It’s lovely. the colors are fun, and it looks incredibly comfy. I hope #1 loves it too!

    I should probably get back to work on my son’s sweaters….


  2. I have yet to make myself a sweater, but I’ve made a bunch of kid & baby sweaters. I guess the old saying is true: the cobbler’s children go barefoot. ;) So don’t feel bad that your son had to wait this long for his own sweater from you. ;)

  3. Cool! Looks really nice! Is WOTA soft enough to wear against skin? BTW, I made a sweater for Angus in Swish. It’s gorgeous, other than two backwards cable twists, but I have a feeling it’s going to be too small. If it is, want it?

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