Fall Colors

A few leaves have started to turn on one of the maple trees near us and I thought I could use a fall sweater. A cardigan of sorts, one that I could wear while pregnant and afterwards as well.

I enjoyed working on my Patons V-Neck Sweater and found the Patons Next Steps Three, Create your own Cardigan, booklet at my local Joann’s. The yarn is Shetland Chunky Tweed, which I also found at Joann’s, but on their website. If you can believe it, the store was charging $5.99 a skein but the website was running a $3.70 special!!! Add in a free shipping coupon and I got a great deal on this sweater.

The color is called Earthy Brown, and I love the little tweedy flecks of orange, yellow, and green. It fits perfectly with Project Spectrum this month and I can just picture myself wearing it with different fall /jewel colored tops underneath.

After just finishing socks that were knit in size 1 DPN’s, knitting a sweater with 10’s is quite a welcome change.

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6 responses to “Fall Colors

  1. What gorgeous yarn – I’m a sucker for the tweeds!

  2. That’s a gorgeous color!

  3. I just love tweedy yarns. Pretty!

  4. The color is BEAUTIFUL! I just saw your socks too – they’re great! I haven’t tackled sock knitting yet, and the prospect of size 1 needles scares me!

  5. I love fall. Those are great colors!

  6. What a beautiful color – I love tweedy yarns for fall!

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