I’m posting two finished projects over the next few days. One is a vest, I finished some time ago. I shared it in our Ravelry Group, but neglected to share it here. The second project is a Christmas gift for my son. He asked me to knit him a sweater several Christmases ago. I finally put it in the mail yesterday. (Such a bad mother.)
First up: Nancy’s Vest, another design by Carol Sunday. I used her 3-ply Angelic yarn in the color Smoke. I absolutely love the drape and feel of the fabric produced by this yarn. I definitely need to knit a full sweater out of it — so soft and cozy.
I made very few modifications to this. I used a slightly different tubular cast on than Carol’s. My other change was to the back neck. The button bands of the vest are knit as you go; then the band is extended across the back and grafted. Instead of grafting the neckband at the center of the back, I knit one side longer and grafted it at the shoulder so it would be less noticeable. (Because you’re off half a stitch, I knew the purl stitches wouldn’t line up perfectly.)
The tubular cast on: