Knit at the beach .:. Sweater No. 9
Wool sweater – handmade
Jeans – handmadet (sewing pattern: Morgan Jeans by Closet Core Patterns)
Sneakers – New Balance #327
Bag- Clare V.
Here it is… one of the first sweaters I made. My first ever knitting pattern was the Novice Sweater by Petite Knit, but I’m not very happy with the result, because the sizing is sooooo oversized. After the Novice sweater I chose one size down on every knitting pattern so I get the fit that I want.
The Novice Sweater was very easy to knit and after that I wanted to knit the next level: raglan! The Sweater No. 9 by My Favourite Thinks Knitwear ist perfect for beginners (and they offer the instructions in different languages).
I made just one change to the knitting instructions: instead of purl stitches at the raglan I purled through the back loop, because I like the look better (the ptbl stitches are tighter). This knitting pattern is really easy to follow and great for beginners, I highly recommend it.
I used Drops Nepal (colour 0100) together with Drops Brushed Alpaca Silk (colour 01), the result is a tigther knit then with the thinner Kid Silk yarn. I’m very happy with this sweater! It was perfect at the Baltic Sea in April, no jacket needed.
I liked the knitting pattern of the Sweater No. 9 so much, I made two more sweaters… of one of them we took some photos and I will share them soon.
Thank you for your kind and lovely comments last week! They really made me happy and motivate to blog again.
Have a great week (school summer holidays starts on Wednesday, yay!).