this is a long haul project. i don’t expect to finish it anytime soon. striped raglan worked top down, then steeked to turn it into a cardigan. modeled after jake’s favorite sweater.
may 2011- yoke complete- now working on sleeve one.
june 1, 2011- arm one complete. starting arm two. i’m going the extra mile and doing a tubular bind off. thank god for tutorials.
june 3, 2011- arm two complete! back to the body!
june 20, 2011- on the penultimate body stripe! just seamed up the arms, and i think i did a fairly good job!
june 26, 2011- i’m getting there. i bound off the bottom, and now i’m working on the collar. then steeking, button bands, and if i still have yarn, and am feeling courageous: pockets.
july 2, 2011- finished collar. dang, need to buy buttons. next up: steeking!
july 9, 2011- bought buttons! only six of them. hope they will be enough… will have to see…
sept 25, 2011- oh my god, i steeked it!
oct 4, 2011- button bands knit, and k2p2 grafted bind off… sew on buttons, knit pockets, block.
oct 8, 2011- pocket knit and sewn into place… buttons sewn on. all ends sewn in! BLOCKING!!!!
button bands were tooooooo long (122 stitches). i’m pulling them out to try again. bought a 28” zipper for it. 114 stitches 9 rows, grafted on.