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14 November 2007 1,018 views 19 Comments

When I was nearing the completion of the Husband Sweater, I started thinking about the next big knitting project. We’ve made the transition from Austin to Boston, but I’m not ready for the cold wardrobe-wise. I have a coat, I have plenty of scarves and hats but I have zilch in the way of sweaters. The zipper on my   black cardi uniform just gave up the ghost, so I have only a hoody from Target. Time to fix that.

I’m a little bit late starting NaKniSweMo, but I’m giving it a go anyway. I cast on for Twist late last week in Cascade 220. The left front is finished and I’m halfway through the waist shaping on the back. It’s been a while since I’ve done anything cabley. Yum! I can’t get enough of looking at ’em.


  • wendee said:

    Praise the Lord for Cascade 220. Perfect for cables – what a workhorse yarn in so many beautiful colors! I’m loving what you are doing there!

  • meg said:

    I love it! It’s looking so great. Can’t wait to see the final product. The colors and cables look so rad together.

  • Wanett said:

    I know just what you mean about admiring your work. I looked at the sleeve on my NaKniSweMo project like it was a newborn baby =) And it doesn’t even have cables.

  • Jean said:

    Gorgeous cables. Get ready, cause the cold is comin’. We’re just about four hours west of you in the Hudson Valley. Grey, chilly and wet is the forcast.

  • mari said:

    Very nice. I like the cables.

  • paula said:

    I love Twist too, I recognized it before I read the text. Mine is in denim blue Mission Falls Wool. Now if it would be cooler than 70s…

  • Abbe said:

    Looks nice. Can’t wait for the finished product.

  • finnyknits said:

    Wow – you are such a brave knitter. I would never have the courage to jump into a project like that. Much less with less than a month to do it. And, I know yours will come out awesome. Nice!

  • Suzanne V. (Yarnhog) said:

    What a perfect, beautiful cable. I love cables. I love them almost as much as my children. And they don’t talk back.

  • Ruth said:

    Kellee sent me over … welcome to Boston! Your new sweaters will come in handy over the next few months …

  • terri said:

    Is that ever pretty! And what is the color name of the Cascade? It’s beautiful.

  • Karma said:

    Great choice, Caro. Are you going to knit the hoodie version? Can’t wait to see more! :)

  • s t a c i said:

    Those cables are awesome! I’ve never seen that pattern before…now I kinda want one, too.
    Hmm…is that yarn brownish? What a surprise, my friend!

  • stacey said:

    cables and cascade – the perfect cold weather combo!

  • Kate said:

    yeah, you’ll need sweaters, and mittens, and hats and socks and thermals… LOVE The cable/cascade combo!

  • Kirsten said:

    Those cables are delicious!!!
    Love the color too.

  • Lolly said:

    You have plenty of time 😛 beautiful~

  • Sus said:

    yeah for you moving to boston. this is the best place in the states and i hope you find you like it! loved your salem pix. i’m new to this blog (from sewmamasew link today). welcome!
    melissa in acton

  • Danielle said:

    Nice. This will be very useful in Boston :)

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