Slow wardrobe #1: the chuncky cardigan

It is been a while and a new year is arrived. Welcome 2017!

And here the first thing I have finished in the new year: a chuncky knitted sweater

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PATTERN: The puffer by Ministrikk

I have made few modifications from the original pattern. I have cast on 100 stitches, instead of 130. I have made it shorter of about 30 cm. Instead of knitting the sleeves from bottom up and sewing to the main body later, I have picked up the stitches from the main body and knitted down. They are shorter and slimmer then. Also the front ribbing is different.

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MATERIAL

The wool is coming from an old sweater, which I have unraveled. I don’t know the exact composition, but it is mainly wool. It is very soft. One of the thing I am trying is to shop less also in material and made the most of what I already have. So I am double happy with this sweater!

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