Tag: SSK2016

  • Henriette Blocked and with Buttons

    Henriette Blocked and with Buttons

    I had this whole mopey post about how I lost interest in finishing sweaters unless I have pattern pictures to take and blah blah blah, but it all feels really silly now, so I’m going to summarize, okay? Right after I finished knitting my Blaster cardigan for the KAL, my coworker at my part-time job […]

  • One of Two

    I was feeling behind on my Selfish Sweater KAL project, but this weekend I knocked out the majority of my first sleeve in no time at all. I forgot how fast the sleeves on Henriette are to knit! There’s just the single motif, and then it’s super speedy, bulky, reverse stockinette. If I can get […]

  • Henriette’s Body

    I’ve got a handful of rows left to do on the body of my Henriette for the Selfish Sweater KAL, but it feels like I haven’t got much done at all! Bottom-up sweaters always seem to take so long to really feel like a sweater to me. Unlike top-down sweaters, you have to be almost […]

  • Casting On Henriette for #SSK2016

    Today is the first day of the Selfish Sweater KAL, which means it’s time to cast on your cardigans! I’m knitting Henriette, which is worked from the bottom up. It starts with a band of 1×1 ribbing, so I can use one of my favorite stretchy cast-on methods, the alternate cable CO. I picked out […]

  • Selfish Sweater KAL 2016

      Last year’s Selfish Sweater KAL felt like the perfect remedy for post-holiday blues and dark, winter blahs, so I’m delighted to announce that I will be running it again! The Selfish Sweater KAL will start Boxing Day and run until Valentine’s Day, December 26th to February 14th. The idea behind the Selfish Sweater KAL […]