seacolors sweater sadness

Sigh…

Didn’t have quite enough colored yarn to do both sleeves, so one ended up with more brown.

nanneysweaterneedtoredosleeves

And then, I tried it on… The body is fitted but the sleeves are way to baggy. As well as a bit too long for one and another inch too long for the other (I counted rows!).

So… since I did the sleeves from the top down, I’ll rip back and re-knit slimmer.

But I think I’m putting it to the side for a bit. Finish those icelandic mitts (one needs a thumb), make another pair MIL mittens, DH sweater, and probably some small project for myself.

In the grand scheme of life, no big deal… but… sigh…

3 Responses so far

  1. 1

    Chris said,

    November 20, 2009 @ 8:32 am

    Argh!!! That sweater SO needs a time out.

  2. 2

    Emily said,

    November 20, 2009 @ 10:57 pm

    But on the bright side, when you reknit the sleeves you’ll have less brown on them. :)

  3. 3

    Gramily said,

    November 23, 2009 @ 8:05 pm

    DARN! I really like the assymetry! Wish you didn’t have to reknit, but if you put it aside, bet you’ll get renewed enthusiasm eventually.

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