Monday, October 19, 2015

Everyday Cardigan in Cream Finished!

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I have finished my  Everyday Cardigan by Lisa Clarke. It has actually been done for a while because it is such a fast knitting project. I can see how you could easily make a few of these in different colors. I know I have told you that there is no button band on this cardigan but I can't tell you how wonderful it felt when I did not have to go back and make one.
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The buttons are actually leather! I fell in love with the color and left the store thinking they were dark wood. However, when I got into my car I realized they were leather. Instead of returning them I decided to go with it and kept them for the project. 
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It is a close fitting sweater and since I hardly ever button up my cardigans it works great! I think if I made this for a friend or someone else I might go up a size, just to make sure the size would be comfortable. I like my sweaters to be close fitting and I tend to wear t-shirts under my sweaters. If you wear a lot of button up shirts again you might want to size up. 
This is definitely one of those knitting patterns I will use over and over again. 
Pattern: Everyday Cardigan by Lisa Clarke
Yarn:Cascade Yarns Cascade 220®
Knitting Needles:  Deborah Norville 32" Circular Knitting Needles
Buttons: Leather 3/4" Buttons

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