February 20, 2012

release into the wild



My Ridge pattern now lives on Ravelry here. It's constructed top-down with raglan shaping using Shalimar Yarns Breathless (in 'glacier' and 'gunmetal'). It features welts along the front opening and sleeve cuffs which take a bit of time but I think add an interesting detail to an otherwise straightforward sweater.


I decided on a pleat to add interest to the back and used Erica's ingenius decrease pleat in reverse.


The yarn is wonderful to work with and I think this will be a useful layer in cool-to-warm weather months.

5 comments:

  1. You did an absolutely fabulous job designing this one Chris! I love the two colors you used in it. Gorgeous!

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  2. Congratulations on the release of such wonderful design. Love the idea and the result!

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  3. Beautiful piece of knitting!
    Danette

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  4. Beautiful!! Congratulations on getting this pattern out there.

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