Sunday, September 06, 2009

New Project: Moonstone cardi

The Moonstone cardigan from The Knitter magazine begins with an Old Shale section, worked on circular needles (3.75mm).
The yarn is Manos Silk Blend, which is beautifully soft with a slight sheen, but being a single ply it has no stretch.
I am knitting the small size (34) and hope it will be a neat enough fit. I have seen some very square-looking versions of this cardigan over on Ravelry. It needs to fit well to avoid looking like a frumpy old-lady garment! I am definitely keeping the sleeves to 3/4 length for this reason.
I am not loving the knitting so far - 204 stitches per row! I hope it's worth it!


RooKnits said...

Manos, yum! Love the colour

Susie said...

That yarn is gorgeous! I can't wait to see the fo.