Where was I?

Oh, yeah.  My obsession with fair isle.  I’ve done plenty of work on the Ivy League Vest and I’ve done traded off a bunch of my stash for a massive amount of Cascade 220.  I had an entire post ready about what’s caught my eye in fair isle, but I was a bit distracted by these pictures:

Tanos Cabled Sweater (2)

Tanos Cabled Sweater (3)

Tanos Cabled Sweater

He fills out that sweater quite well doesn’t he?  Sigh….My better half lovingly wearing a sweater I made for him – makes me fall in love all over again!

85-6 Pullover in Alaska and Silke-Tweed (geesh what a long name!  I like to call it “Tano’s Cabled Turtleneck”)

  • Source: Drops Design
  • Size: XXL
  • Yarn: Queensland Collection Uruguay Chunky (17.6 skeins, ~1285 yds)
  • Color: Sandy Beige #111
  • Needles: US 10
  • Gauge: 4 sts = 1”, 28 rows = 12 cm
  • Cost: $45.40
  • Started: October 26, 2008
  • Finished: February 16, 2008
  • Mods: None really except for using the same size needle throughout the entire sweater (instead of doing the ribbing with a smaller size).

15 thoughts on “Where was I?”

  1. He looks whoa,dang hot in the sweater! I can see why you were umm, distracted. Yes, ma’am, you did a great job on that sweater. Your dh fills out the sweater nicely!! Heehee.

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