I finished this sweater just as the weather got warmer, which means that I'll have to wait a few months before it will get worn.
No big deal, since this project has been four years in the making!
I bought the pattern for the Brooklyn Tweed Stonecutter
in 2014, it took me three years to even buy the yarn for it and another year to gather my courage and get started. And in hindsight that was a very good thing. Because four years ago I never would have been able to do this:
I'm a very firm believer in learning new skills by challenging yourself, but at that time I had only knit some scarves and hats. These days I have a few sweaters (very simple ones) under my belt, and more experience with cables and reading cable charts. I was ready!
This pattern has one gigantic chart for the section with the diagonal ribbing/cabling, after that the back and front are repeats... [read more]