libby's camping sweaterTuesday, November 08, 2016
The story of Libby's new horse blanket sweater:my girlfriend the cutest sweater. (Yep. Awesome young knitter.) My girlfriend loves it. So do I. My girlfriend decided she wants to make herself another one. I decide I want to make one, too. It will be a gift to Libby for her Birthday.
her yarn. I have yarn in my stash, gifted to me from my sweet boss. (Who discarded her new hobby of knitting when she decided knitting an arm pillow really wasn't for her.) I decide to use this gifted yarn.
I don't check the label on this yarn, but am certain it is the yarn that the pattern calls for. I knit the sweater with this yarn. The yarn drys the skin on my hands. My fingers are sore after all of the pushing down the needle. I finally read the label. The yarn is thick and quick, not chunky. The sweater ends up being the weight of a horse blanket. I tell Libby it looks great and should be her camping sweater. (I could never wear this sweater.) She graciously tells me how awesome this sweater is. I decide at some point I will buy the correct yarn and replace her sweater. I hope it happens before she graduates from college. The end.
Pattern: Oatmeal Pullover
Needles: US 10.5
Yarn: 4 balls Lion Brand Wool-Ease Chunky (This is what I SHOULD have used.)
Mods: No mods. Just the wrong yarn. :)