Thursday, January 03, 2008

Elizabeth Bennet Cabled Cardigan

Ta-da!


EBCC FO 007

This yarn cables like a dream!

EBCC FO 015

Great stitch definition despite being all sorts of fuzziness due to the angora content.

Pattern: Elizabeth Bennet Cabled Cardigan by Stefanie Japel
Size: 44" (in theory)
needles: Knit picks options 4 and 6
buttons: 9 of them. vintage pearly ones
yarn: Cascade Cloud 9 - I bought 22 balls as instructed. I have 8.5 left. *grumbles*
modifications: ok - I wanted this a little big for layering and I am a 42" bust. but I didn't need that large of a neck, so I knit 2 down for that and then increased.



EBCC FO 022

Things I love:


EBCC FO 010


The collar and button band in seed stitch and of course the cables.

EBCC FO 006


Things I hate:



EBCC FO 011


IT IS HUGE ON ME! And I have lost 2 buttons. I need to buy slightly bigger buttons anyway, but I love the look of these - so if you have a line on some similar - lemme know!!!


EBCC FO 009

grrr....argh

8 comments:

Courtney said...

That's AWESOME! Love that color on you!

Virtuous said...

I am convinced the canned sizes in this book is not meant to be "fitted" at all! LOL

Elke said...

So lucious. I've been looking forward to this FO for a while now. Is it uncomfortably warm for indoor climates? I generally shy away from angora for that reason.

It's a beautiful cardigan in a wonderful color. Bravo!

Telmah said...

That yarn looks absolutely luscious. And just your color!

J.P. said...

I like that.. it looks nice and snuggly!

turtlegirl76 said...

Anya would run in terror. Pink Bunnies! But it did turn out wonderfully. Too bad on the extra yarn and, well, room.

Jen said...

I think in the third picture from the bottom it looks like it fits perfectly. Now make sure everyone only sees you from that side and angle and you've got no worries.

The Soapy Knitter said...

AND THERE'S MY ANSWER! 13.5 BALLS!

DUDE, me encanta, que linda! WANT! But probably not enough yarn. grumble,grumble...