Improvised to go with the ‘I was a teenage mutant’ hat which I used the rest of this yarn on. Pair knit simultaneously, from both ends, to maximise yarn usage.
Yarn: Rowan Silk Twist (present from V, ages ago)
Pattern: I was a teenage mutant, from Doomsday Knits (www.cooperativepress.com/products-page/books/accessories-…). PS, Cooperative Press knitting books are awesome.
After reworking my original Sweatrrr into a cardigan, and then giving it to my mum, I had to have another go. And it turns out that in a more me-coloured yarn, without blobs, and with pockets, I like it a lot better.
Yarn: Malabrigo sock in Candombe (MC), and fivemoons Luna Plus in Sweet Violet (CC).
Pattern: Asa Tricoa’s Sweatrrr, somewhat modified (asatricosa.com/testartikel/)
I’ve finally updated the Ravelry pattern page to include the double-sided chart that means you can knit these sock cuffs with the text reading the right way around on both sides.
Cuff design by me. Download the charts here: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/suffragette-socks
First this yarn was a cardigan that I liked, but which was too broad in the shoulders and was never quite comfortable. Then it was a sweatrr, but it was a bit too small, and I didn’t really like the blobs.
But then TechKnitter unvented a new steeking technique which I wanted to try, so I convinced myself that the yarn wouldn’t bear another frogging and reknitting and took scissors to it.
The steek technique is great, and creates beautiful edges, and the cardigan gives every appearance of having been designed expressly for my mum, who is much happier with it than I ever was. I call that a win.
I’ve wanted to make this since before the pattern even appeared, and was relieved that someone else did all the calculations so all I had to do was buy it and print out half a tree worth of charts
Pattern: Celestarium from Twist Collective (www.twistcollective.com/collection/component/content/arti…), with slightly amended edging.