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My Grandfather, Pop, was stationed in France during the First World War and for a few months after Armistice Day. He sent rosy, hopeful and comforting letters home to his Mother, Fannie Fouche Hardy. This design is inspired by the styles of the time plus a little bit of today’s hopeful and comforting approach to styling.
Knitting: Cardigan, Cuffs
Mary Rebecca is a versatile cardigan with wrist warmers to match; slip them off for dirty work without fear of soaking or soiling the three-quarter length sleeves. The sweater is worked from the bottom up on circular needles. The sleeves and body are joined on one long circular needle, and the round yoke conceals short rows to create subtle shap...
Lorna Suzanne is a close fitting cardigan with three-quarter length sleeves and a retro collar. The hemline hits just below the natural waist, perfect for pairing with a skirt or dress. It is knit from the bottom up on long circular needles, and there are no seams to sew. The decorative stitch on the front is sheer and stretchy.
Let’s hear it for thumbs! Thumbs are meaty and important equipment. One thumb is the counterpart to four fingers: It can work with one finger to snap, or with all four fingers to hang on for dear life. It can swing around in a big circle and flex forward and back at the top joint. The Fried Chicken Mitten hugs the thumb’s curves and ...
Sara Luverne is a fitted cardigan with short sleeves, knit from the top down on circular needles. Ball and Skein’s Breckenridge Merino Wool has lovely drape and elasticity, and the fit skims the body for a figure flattering silhouette. There are no seams to sew, but a sculptural cable to keep it an interesting knit. The hems and edge finishes ar...
Lillian Fay is a fitted cardigan with bracelet length sleeves, knit from the bottom up on circular needles. Ball and Skein’s yarn has lovely drape and elasticity, and the fit skims the body for a figure flattering silhouette. There are no seams to sew, but plenty of decorative stitches to keep it an interesting knit.