FO: Chunky Grey Cardigan

Looking back at my Karl Cardigan photos made me start missing San Francisco. Karl is tucked away at my mom’s house right now as it is way too hot to wear here in Guangzhou. Right now it is a chilly 75 degrees Fahrenheit. I am thinking I need to make a lighter weight version and actually write down the pattern this time.

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Remember that project I just couldn’t put down? Well it is done! What was I creating you might ask? A chunky cardigan! Lately, I have been in the sweater mood and this project was instant gratification (It took me 2 weeks to create!).

It all started when I saw these on Pinterest…

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I loved the texture of the grey shrug (Moss Stitch). It was simple, yet added a dimension of complexity to the garment. The orange cardigan had the length I wanted for the sleeves and torso sections. Since I wanted to combine elements from both sweaters, I embarked on making a sweater from scratch. I am by no means at the level of creating my own sweater patterns so there was a lot of research as well as trial and error during the knitting process. My swatch and tape measure became my best friends.

I had concerns about how…

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