I finished knitting my Flax sweater Wednesday evening.
I haven’t gotten around to washing and blocking it yet but I wanted to share pictures. I will up date this post with new pictures later but I want to wear the sweater today first. 😉
The Flax Sweater pattern by Tin Can Knits is probably the easiest sweater that I have knit thus far. I am not sure if its because I have more sweater knitting experience or if the pattern is just that simple. I started the sweater on November 11th. I knit the ribbing around the neck line and a couple of rounds of increases. Then I put it down for over a month and when I picked it up and started knitting it again I found that I had made a mistake. So I tore the whole thing apart on December 21st and started over. I knit on it through three Christmas gatherings and then picked it up again after my kids went back to school. I feel like it just flew off the needles and I guess that it really did when you consider the fact that it only took me three weeks to knit from the time that I restarted it to the time that I finished it.
- PATTERN: Flax by Tin Can Knits
- STARTED: November 11th
- RESTARTED: December 21st
- COMPLETED: January 11th
- YARN: Knit Picks Mighty Stitch in the shade of Ash
- YARDAGE/WEIGHT: 1248 yards/600 grams
- FIBER CONTENT: 80% Manufactured Fibers – 20% Wool
- NEEDLES: 4.0 mm/US # 6 & 5.00 mm/US # 8
- SIZE: XL
- MODIFICATIONS: all of the ribbing was knit with a twisted rib
I am so pleased with the way this sweater turned out. I plan to knit another one but I’d like to tinker with the pattern a bit. I’d like to take the textured panels out of the arms and I’d like to add cables to the body.