Sweater Weather

Yes, we all know it’s sweater weather, but the fun thing about being a knitter (okay, one of many) is that we can make sweaters for all sorts of things! People sweaters of course, but also dog sweaters, maybe cat sweaters, even chicken sweaters. And now…a bottle sweater!

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This was my first time doing cables. I’ve resisted them for years because you know, “cables are hard” and they’re fiddly and complicated. Well, guess what, they’re not hard or complicated. They are fiddly, but gosh darn it all to heck, I LOVE how they look! No wonder people persevere with cables; they look amazing. This is a gift for a coworker, but I might need to make one for myself just for a fun winter decoration.

The pattern is Wine Bottle Sweater and I found it easy to follow. Yarn is just acrylic from the stash. This was so fast to make; I think I got it done in one day.

14 thoughts on “Sweater Weather

  1. I love this! I added it to my library and I think I’ll make some to have on hand for Christmas gifts. Thank you!
    Welcome to the world of cables. They are so addictive and look so fancy.

  2. Did you use a cable needle or go without? I was feeling particularly stingy when I learned how, so I refused to spend money on a cabling needle and just went with the needle-less technique!

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