Of cables and hooded woolwares

Central Park Hoody
Central Park Hoodie

After finishing the Araucania cardi, this is my next big project – The Central Park Hoodie by Heather Lodinsky.

The yarn I’m using is the Pure Border Leicester by Blacker yarns – a solid english wool, which is going to make a sturdy and versatile (and very warm, I’m sure) garment.

The yarn has no halo whatsoever, so the cables are nicely defined and round and plump, and on 5.5mm needles it knits up fast – in fact, I’m hoping to make considerable progress over the weekend.

But of course, it’s the holiday season, and there are parties to attend … we’ll see how it goes.

CP Hoodie cable detail
CP Hoodie cable detail

Of The Top-Down Cardi

Araucania Cardi 1
Araucania Cardi 1

You will have noticed, dear Reader, that I usually make smaller things. For some reason, the whole sweater and cardi business has not appealed to me during the last year.

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