Since we have this new forum, I thought I would post my progress on my first self-designed sweater.
I still haven’t found an acceptable name for it :?? , so untill I find one it’s name will be CC-Sweater(CC for cozy and cabled).
It’s a basic sweater with a cable running up on the front and similare cables on the sleeves. There will be minimal(aka none) shaping, because it’s a stay-at-home-sweater(sahs :lol: ).
Anyway, I completed the front up to the armholes, but I’m not sure how much to decrease for them. I have calculated the shaping according to a passage on “Sweater design in plain english”, but I think that’s too much decreasing. I have stopped knitting after decreasing 11 sts on each size and will now begin knitting the back.
It’s too dark to make a pic now, but for those who haven’t already seen it here’s an older progress pic.

:thumbsup: Looks wonderful!!

REALLY pretty, Javede!! What’s that yarn??

Love it!! :heart:

Beautiful work! I am excited to watch the progress on it, so be sure to take lots of pics for us!

Thanks for reminding me! Totally forgot to tell you.
It was an Ebay(evil :devil: ) purchase. On the Label it sais:
"Blarney Woollen Mills"
Knits to Traditional Aran Type Patterns
It’s 100% wool and made in Ireland, no gauge or needle size given. I googled a bit and found a store in Ireland where they sell “tourist” stuff and of course also Aran sweaters. They don’t list yarn in that shop though.

Javede, It is simply stunning in this beginning photo! I can’t wait to see your progress!! CC…cabled comfort sounds good :smiley: …I’m sure u will come up with a its name while u are knitting it and it ‘speaks’ to you :wink:

Yeah for boring tv programm! Honestly, “Gangs of New York” is probably the worst movie I saw this year…even worse than that bollywood thing :rollseyes:
But it helped me to knit most of the back as you can see in the pic!
The other pic is a scan of my projects plan. Yep, my drawing abilities are poor, but who cares :wink:

[color=grey][size=2]The Mod Squad was here - Photo Resized[/size][/color]

I LOVE Bollywood movies in all their corniness!! The music is usually AMAZING! And, I have an Indian friend from whom I can borrow as many as I like… :cheering:

That sweater looks REALLY great, Javede…

Love the sweater…it does look really cozy!

It’s wonderful Javede!! I really, really love it. I can’t wait to see it finished.

It is going to be fabulous. I can’t wait to see it done!

sSSSSSSSSOOOOOOOOOOOOOO pretty!!! :cheering: :cheering: :cheering: :cheering:

Yeah, finished the body and sewed the seams :cheering:
It does fit greate, if one can speak about “fitting” when you want it to be oversized :lol:
Eventhough I don’t quite get how to design the sleeve cap, I began knitting the sleeves. I’m going to figure it out when I’m at that point.

P.S.: Please note that technically speaking my head is on the pic :roflhard:

What…you dont WANT a song??? :frowning:


It looks GREAT, Javede!! :cheering:

[size=2]Although, anything would look great on your tiny little self! [/size]

Beautiful sweater!!

Ohhh, it looks so comfy! I love that cable…and the color…and how quickly you can finish things! :smiley:

i’m jealous!!! i want to make a sweater!!!

Oooh, that’s gorgeous! :cheering:

[color=darkred]Nice[/color] work on the cabling!

Looking FABULOUS Javede!!! Way to go! :inlove:

BTW, I find designing my own sleeve caps to be daunting, too.
If anyone has any brilliant formula for creating sleeve caps to fit their opening, I’d love to hear it!