Friday, April 04, 2008

February Sweater in Cotton

I was wondering if anyone has ever done the February sweater in cotton. If it has been done, what yarn did you use.
I live in deep south Alabama, wool sweaters don't make much sense, even for 'winter' babies. We get maybe a good month of cold enough weather for wool, and that is not consecutive days. So I was thinking cotton would be a much better alternative.
Leah ;0)


  • I did one in Plymouth Royal Bamboo. It is wonderful. Pics on Ravelry, username is tweeter.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 4:12 PM  

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    By Blogger Leanne, at 4:33 AM  

  • I just finished one in Nova Yarns Real Jeans (100% cotton, DK weight), and I'm quite happy with how it turned out. You can see pictures on Ravelry (username toknitisdivine). I hope to get pictures on my blog (and here) soon.

    By Blogger Leanne, at 4:34 AM  

  • I used some Knit Picks Shine Sport for one and I loved it. I did notice weaving in the ends was a little more difficult, but that's to be expected with cotton.

    By Blogger Kelley, at 5:42 AM  

  • I used Cotton Fleece, which has 20% wool content, and it's a great three-season sweater for North Carolina!

    By OpenID zigzagstitch, at 6:19 AM  

  • I used about a skein and a half of Cotton Fleece -- it turned out really well.


    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 8:05 PM  

  • I don't know readily available it is, but I just did one with Dale of Norway Tukan(sp?) - 90/10 cotton/alpaca - turned out really nice.

    By Blogger Marcie, at 8:41 PM  

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    By Blogger Marcie, at 8:41 PM  

  • I made one in variegated blues/greens in Tahki Cotton Classic, 5 sts to the inch, & it turned out beautifully.

    By Anonymous Kathy, at 9:59 AM  

  • I've done a couple, in Knit Picks Shine sport and worsted. Both were very nice, but I liked how the sport version turned out a little better.

    By Anonymous Allison, at 4:09 PM  

  • I made one using Bernat Cottontots (1.75 skeins) and it came out really well. You can check it out on ravelry, username is purlbuckeye.

    By Anonymous Hannah, at 7:12 PM  

  • Last year I made one using Rowan Demin. It turned out great. It was perfect for a four month old and is a cute lace demin cardigan.
    Blogged here: http://candlesinkites.com/erica/wordpress/2007/11/25/little-lace-demin-jacket/

    By Blogger erica, at 8:25 PM  

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