I am beginning my first sweater. . . .
Yesterday I visited my truly wonderful local yarn shop and selected the yarn for my first actual sweater. I have knit vests, but never a sweater with sleeves, always the daunting penultimate challenge. The ultimate challenge remains socks.
The yarn is Louisa Harding Kashmir DK, a merino-microfiber-cashmere blend, in a light turquoise.
I am following a pattern I found for a cardigan sweater, knit sideways in garter and box stitch. I’ll post the completed sweater and the pattern link once I ascertain that it works; I’m knitting 6 sts per inch, so check back in about two years.
And here I memorialize the beginning of this grand undertaking: