What’s on the needles?

Things have been fairly quiet on the knitting front here lately, and here’s why…

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Yep, I’ve started my next big sweater project.  And since it’s knit in pieces I thought I’d do the sleeves first. Why?

a) To act as an extended gauge swatch- I wasn’t 100% certain it was right, so I figured I have nothing (except 4.25 inches of 2×2 rib) to lose.

b) So I could tell how much yarn they would use. I was hoping to make the sweater longer, but have a limited amount of yarn. Which was solved when I found 4 more balls to match -same dye lot and everything! Well, I found more than 4, but only bought this many 🙂

c) I’ve had a few issues with sleeves and motivation (anyone remember the endless rib sleeves of my Slinky Ribs?) so I thought this would get them out of the way.

So, in a week or so of knitting I’ve done both sleeves and about 10 inches of back.

And what am I knitting? Anyone able to guess?

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By the way, the colour in the top pic is by far the more accurate. The label says ‘navy’ 🙂

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6 Responses to “What’s on the needles?”


  1. 1 Judy August 24, 2009 at 4:59 am

    I’d tell, but I have the inside info on what it is, so that’s not fair 🙂 Looking good!

  2. 3 Heather August 24, 2009 at 5:32 am

    I’m not sure which pattern it is. But it’s going to be beautiful!

  3. 4 Rachael August 24, 2009 at 12:56 pm

    Central Park Hoodie??

    No, I didn’t cheat and look up your Ravelry (not sure if you even have it in there yet).

  4. 5 SweetP August 25, 2009 at 6:23 pm

    Definitely CPH 🙂 Looks good

  5. 6 shortly24 August 25, 2009 at 6:31 pm

    Yep, it sure is. Chugging along nicely too, I’ll finish the back at knitting night tonight all going well 🙂


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