One Skein Sweater

yowza_keyhole_front_FO yowza_keyhole_back_FO After much whining about weaving in ends, I finished my sweater last Friday and today we’re having the perfect weather to wear it! I wanted this to use as close to exactly one skein of Yowza as possible, and I ended up having to rip back the bottom band slightly so I could be confident that I’d have enough yarn for the button band, but it all worked out in the end. Because my yardage was limited and I wasn’t in the mood for lace, I kept the details simple. There are small eyelets all around the sweater, and on the back is a keyhole. This cardigan is exactly what I wanted it to be, and I’m just in love with it.







28 responses to “One Skein Sweater”

  1. Love it. Looks lovely on you. Great color too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. That’s a lovely sweater ๐Ÿ™‚ Will you make the pattern out of it?
    The colour is just gorgeous!

    1. Yep! A pattern is in the works.

      1. Thank goodness! Cause I love it color and all! Can’t wait…

      2. Nicole

        Hooray, it’s gorgeous! I can’t wait to make one of my own.

  3. Love the color and the detailing. It is the perfect cardigan for work dresses or even brunch!

  4. Beautiful! I hope you make a pattern available.

  5. Cindy O

    Adorable and the sings spring – looks perfect with your dress.

    Very retro vintage.

    I love the detailing too.

    Hope you do a pattern – would love to test if you need testers.

  6. Ruth D

    I am so in love with this. Any chance you’ll create a written pattern? I’d buy it in a heartbeat.
    It’d be perfect to wear on my internship this summer.

    1. The pattern is being written and will be out in a month or two after it has been edited and test knit.

  7. Sooooo cute!! I can’t wait to see the pattern – and I second the volunteer for testers :). I love your cropped designs – very unique, hip, and stylish.

  8. Gorgeous! It’s great that you’re making a pattern for it, can’t wait to see it!
    I didn’t know this yarn, it really comes in lovely colors!

  9. I love this and would love to be notified once you write up the pattern!

  10. This is why I love yowza…beautiful sweater!

  11. Constance

    This is the perfect spring/summer cardigan!! I can’t wait for the pattern!

  12. Beautiful! That is such a gorgeous color, and I love the eyelets!

  13. Gorgeous!! I love the little details of this sweater.

  14. I can’t get over how talented you are. You design such perfectly fitting cardigans and sweaters, it’s unbelievable!

    1. Aw, thank you.

  15. Beautiful – the keyhole and eyelets are fab details. And one skein?! Mind blown. Will there be a pattern? ๐Ÿ™‚ x

  16. Looks great! I especially love the keyhole detail. Beautiful as always.

  17. Lisa

    Do you think pattern size 40 bust will use only one skein of Yowza (or is the one skein only for smaller sizes)?

    Beautiful pattern! Can’t wait to knit it ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. The pattern is going to come with finished bust measurements of 29 (33, 37, 41, 45, 49, 53) inches to be worn with 1-3 inches of negative ease. The first three sizes all work with one skein. If you go with the recommended negative ease, you’ll be able to do it with just one skein, but if you decide you want more ease and go up a size, you won’t be able to.

      I knit myself the 37 inch finished bust and am wearing it with 2 inches of negative ease.

  18. such a perfect cardigan for sunny day with a little wind… I love all your creations so I’ll waiting for your pattern (I must finished my A to Z at first)

  19. Jacinta

    Fabulous, I love it. Another winner, perfect for summer!

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