My current cardigan knitting is bopping along this week – it’s not as far along as I had hoped it would be at this point, but it’s getting there – but before I come back to that I have to show you a design of mine that is now out in the world today!
This is my Macoun cardigan, now available in the Winter Twist Collective issue. (All photographs are by Crissy Jarvis and editing is all from the wonderful Twist Collective team, who are obviously superstars).
This project engaged me pretty thoroughly for a portion of the fall, and I really enjoyed using Briggs & Little Heritage (I really may end up knitting with just Briggs & Little this season, I was half-joking but actually…maybe that’s not the worst plan).
I can’t stay away from shawl-collared cabled cardigans for very long, it seems, and I already have my eye on making a Macoun for myself (sample size is always a bit small for me). In style this is very similar to my Burrard cardigan from a few years ago, but in a different weight and with full textured stitches alongside the cable panels. I wanted something that would really fit the bill for a classic cabled cardigan, but with a few modern touches like longer cuffs and dynamic cable stitches you don’t see as often.
Anyway, I like this a lot, and i hope you do too! It is a delightful Winter issue, I myself am eyeing the Fenugreek gloves(never met a fiddly cable I didn’t like), and since I always enjoy Fiona Ellis’ cabled sweaters, her Cranston cardigan is no exception.
In the mean time, though, I am forging ahead on my Exeter cardigan, and looking forward to having this finished some time before 2017. Two front pieces almost done and then it’s just sleeves to go.
Happy weekend ahead – hope it’s a cozy one with lots of knitting!