On the B-Side

I finally finished my B-Side Cardigan!  And just in time to find the perfect buttons for it at SAFF!  I bought a few different buttons to try – a couple vintage ones and also some silver norwegian style ones as well.  I think the silver ones were perfect!

Pattern: B-Side Cardigan
Yarn: Bugga! from Sanguine Gryphon in color Polyphemus Moth (a cashmere/merino/nylon blend that is just scrumptious!)

Size made: 36
Needles: US4
Started: June 20, 2010
Finished: October 25, 2010

I love the sailor-style collar!

Modifications:  No major modifications to this – I made the sleeves longer and did them in the round instead of flat with seams, and I made the body longer as well, but that’s about it. The yarn was wonderful to work with – it’s a perfect yarn for a sweater.  It was so soft and squishy.   After blocking the yarn got even softer, if you can believe that! 

Overall I am extremely happy with how it turned out!  If it wasn’t so hot out today I’d be wearing it right now!

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About knitsbyheather

I'm a TKGA certified Master Knitter. I'm a knitwear designer and a knitting instructor. I'm also a stay at home and homeschooling mom of two wonderful boys. They sure keep me on my toes! When I'm not teaching or chasing around the boys, I'm knitting, designing, or reading!!
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One Response to On the B-Side

  1. turtlegirl76 says:

    Oooh it turned out great! That collar is pretty cool.

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