Zimmermania

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Saddle Shoulder Aran Cardigan

Saddle Shoulder Aran Cardigan 1

Pattern: Saddle Shoulder Aran Cardigan by Elizabeth Zimmermann/Meg Swansen
Source: Wool Gathering #63 (School House Press)
Materials: Classic Elite Skye Tweed in Spruce Green/1215.
Amount: Twelve and a half 50gm balls. Approximately 550 gms/1300 yards worsted weight
Needles: US8 Circular 32" Addi Turbos. US 7 for sleeve cuffs and garter band at base of sweater

Start Date: 10 March 2007
Finish Date: 9 April 2007

Saddle Shoulder Aran Cardigan 2

More photos and information on my blog here. Thanks, Elizabeth and Meg for such a great pattern!

15 Comments:

  • That looks beautiful! Someday I hope I can knit like that!

    By Blogger Khadijha Caitlin, at 9:35 AM  

  • Beautiful!!! I love the tweed.

    By Blogger Davina, at 11:09 AM  

  • truely beautifull!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12:14 PM  

  • it is indeed more than lovely. i wish i was a man so i could wear all those lovely masculine sweaters that are the brainchildren of meg and elizabeth!!! but i may make a creation like that anyway.

    By Blogger knititch, at 12:21 PM  

  • Stunning, as usual.

    By Anonymous Ginger, at 3:35 PM  

  • The moment I saw the top photograph, I thought, "Brooklyn Tweed!" Scrolling down, I caught the glorious cardigan, exquisite technique, and pro photography. Whatta mind-blower! Just beautiful....and just as one would expect from BT!

    By Blogger Lisa, at 3:47 PM  

  • That is a really perfect sweater. Great fit. Very elegantly styled.

    By Blogger Lydia, at 5:14 PM  

  • I enjoyed following the whole process on your blog. It turned out beautifully!

    By Blogger becky c., at 6:28 PM  

  • Absolutely gorgeous. It's so nice that it's possible to produce such beautiful work on relatively large needles. Great work!

    Christina

    By Anonymous christina, at 8:00 AM  

  • Nobody does professorial chic like you, Jared! Gorgeous, gorgeous work, as ever.

    By Blogger Sarah / Blue Garter, at 9:41 AM  

  • Gorgeous! You've inspired me... I will steek this year!

    By Blogger Purlygirly, at 6:53 PM  

  • Gorgeous indeed!

    And the sweater's awfully nice, too! :-)

    By Blogger Anne K., at 5:02 AM  

  • "Beatiful" seems to fall short somehow. Amazing work, a feast for the eyes.

    By Blogger EllyMae, at 5:35 PM  

  • Oh that is so inspiring.... Wow. Well done.

    By Blogger knittingjuju, at 8:23 PM  

  • I don't think I commented on your blog, but I was reading the progress of your sweater with breathless anticipation. Let me just say, it surpassed my expectations. Bravo!

    By Blogger Longhorn Diva, at 4:02 PM  

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