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FO: Lacy Cardigan for Me

Earlier this year I finally sat down to knit something for myself. I know I’ve hinted at it with some pictures on Instagram. I’ve been waiting to post about as I wanted to include some pictures of me wearing the cardigan, but I just haven’t managed, so this will be a post just about the cardigan. Maybe another day I’ll manage to post one with me in it. Or maybe we’ll have to wait a few months (more on that later ;-).

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I used this DROPS pattern, although I amended the way the cables worked. Rather than them going under the same way, I made sure that they went under and then over to give the entire cardigan a better look.

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I love the colour I picked, and it fits with a few of my Summer dresses and skirts.

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The fact that the cardigan has this lacy feel to it, but at the same time is quite solid and warm makes me really pleased that I picked this exact pattern. I read up on the notes before I started and it sounded like people weren’t too happy with how theirs turned out. But I am over the moon with how mine turned out.

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I had some matching buttons in my stash, but after washing the cardigan once the colour has come off a little bit. However, I don’t think that’s a problem, it just makes it look a little more ‘shabby-chic’.

AP 55I love the cardigan, and I can’t wait to knit something else for myself. I just need to get through my endless queue first.

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2 thoughts on “FO: Lacy Cardigan for Me

  1. That is really lovely. The pattern is very different and the colour is gorgeous.

  2. it’s absolutely gorgeous!
    i’m glad you made something for YOU!

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