Forest Yoke Sweater

 


I finished a sweater! Overall I loved knitting this color work yoke pullover. The directions were clear and the color work addictive. As I was knitting this project, I worried that the sweater would not fit since it was looking small in my lap. Of course, I didn't do gauge either but to be honest I tend to knit exactly what is called for in stockinette stitch.

I was using regular wool (not super wash) and knew I would not gain some growth after soaking and blocking. I was pleasantly surprised that the fit was just fine. However the length was a little short. Blocking fixed that so all is well.

Unfortunately the wool bled during its soaking and tinged the white wool a wee bit. I don't think it's noticeable but golly, I was dismayed seeing the brown in the water.


I highly recommend the pattern

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Comments

  1. That is a lovely pattern and you've knit a really beautiful sweater! I don't notice the brown bleeding on the white, and I hope you enjoy your nice, warm sweater!

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  2. Oh Ugh! I hate when that bleeding happens... and I wish I knew a fix for it. I have a sweater that happened as well.

    Your sweater looks beautiful though... and I think the fit is perfect!

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  3. Beautiful, beautiful sweater. I admire how fast you can knit a sweater! Dyes bleeding....grrrr!

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  4. Lovely!!! (you AND the sweater!!!)

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  5. Such a beautiful sweater. It really looks great on you also. Boo for the bleeding of the brown color.

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  6. It's so gorgeous Karen and it looks great on you!

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  7. It is a beautiful make Karen, such a lovely fit. Such a shame about the brown yarn bleeding but I must admit I didn't notice where in the photos. Great pattern.

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  8. What a beautiful sweater. I am glad it fits so well. It sure looks great on you. I can't see the bleeding but that is disappointing for sure.

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  9. It looks absolutely perfect to me. Congrats on a beautiful finish!

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  10. Gorgeous sweater, the fit is amazing. Well done.

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  11. This is an A-mazing finish, Karen! I'm so happy for you.

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