Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Paisley Sweater Update

I am close to the end on the Debbie Bliss Paisley Sweater.  The front and back are both done, and look the same:


I was sad, actually, to finish the last paisley motif on the second piece.  They were fun to knit, and there aren't any on the sleeves:


The design of these sweaters is actually very thoughtful.  Look at how the zig-zag motif lines up perfectly with the decreases on the raglan edge, on both the sleeves and on the front and back:


I can't imagine how much planning went into that!

After I finish the second sleeve, I will still have four cable inserts to do for the raglan seams.  Then I sew it all together and knit the rolled collar on a circular needle.  Won't be long!  I may have to start thinking about the next knitting project...

2 comments:

  1. You're right, it's a very elegant design. I love the paisley - really clever, and beautifully executed.

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    1. Thanks, Jillian! The most challenging thing about the paisley was that you have to work some of the cables from the wrong side as well as the right side. But, once you accept that, they are not too difficult.

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