Posts about sweaters

WIP: Kirigami Pullover by Gudrun Johnston

9 April 2018

I had planned that my next large piece of knitting would be a baggy cardigan – a garment that I really need in my wardrobe especially as my recent FO didn’t quite fit as hoped… Read more

FO: Enso Sweater

15 January 2018

As soon as we launched our Dynamite DK yarn, I knew I wanted a sweater in the ” shade, a flattering peach with multi-coloured speckles. Hand-dyed yarns don’t always work for larger garments – the… Read more

FO: Icelandic sweater for me

13 May 2017

I finished this project right before Aurora was born at the beginning of March but it’s only now that I’ve been able to try it on without the belly and confirm that it fits that… Read more

Knitwear trends: Geometric

2 November 2015

As I found out in the weekend before last, geometric design seems to be everywhere right now, and knitwear is no exception. This autumn I have noticed a number of updated versions of the fair… Read more

FO: 'Grettir' men's icelandic sweater

21 September 2015

FOs are flying off the needles at Stitch Up towers recently, and none have made me more proud than this. The pattern is Grettir by Jared Flood. Full details are on my Ravelry project page.… Read more

A momentous event

12 February 2013

It’s taken a lot of time, commitment and discipline, but I have finally finished knitting my Medetith Sweater. When I took it on in June 2009 I knew it was a long-term project, but didn’t realise it would… Read more

Christmas sweater contenders

18 January 2013

I have identified the need for a Christmas sweater. You know the kind – something warm and cosy that treads (and likely crosses) the fine line between festive and tasteless, almost certainly through the medium… Read more

Christmas sweater art

12 December 2011

If you happen to be passing through East London for your Christmas shopping, why not pop in to KK Outlet gallery on Hoxton Square and marvel at their exhibition of alternative Christmas sweaters, Oh Come… Read more

Norway prep

17 January 2011

As well as socks, I’ll be taking other hand-knits to keep me cosy in Norway. My grey Cash Iroha sweater was knitted for this purpose – double-stranded in the body with double-thickness collar and cuffs.… Read more

Lace knits on the high street

8 January 2011

I had a quick nose around Topshop yesterday and noticed a lot of interesting lace knitwear in an earthy palette of pale grey, cream, camel, dusky pink and muted peach. The ‘cobweb top’ is a… Read more

Finished business

29 December 2010

Thank you to everyone who contacted me about the throw. It went to the speedy AlpacaAddict. In other news, this morning I photographed what will probably be my final FO of 2010, the Cash Iroha sweater.… Read more


7 December 2010

I am a bad knitter when it comes to following patterns, too simple, too difficult, badly written, any errata and I lose interest entirely and do my own thing. I’m working on a couple of… Read more