Boring but comfortable cardigan

ronhuber's picture

I finished this cardigan a month or so ago but just washed and blocked it today. My friend Miguel tried it on but I had knit it for myself and it is much too large for him. It is made with Jamieson and Smith Sheltland Wool on 3.25 mm needles. Nice mindless knitting in the round with a steek that I didn't bother securing as the Shetland wool really sticks to itself. It is so cozy and perfect for the fall evenings. I think it will make it to the top of the list of my comfortable sweaters.

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ronhuber's picture

Thanks for your kind

Thanks for your kind comments, guys.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Very nice cardigan, Ron. As

Very nice cardigan, Ron. As QueerJoe said, a classic and perfect for any occasion. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Buck Strong's picture

Not boring at all. I think

Not boring at all. I think it's beautiful!
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mrossnyc's picture

I think it looks great,

I think it looks great, despite the simplicity.

Kerry's picture

Ron, it may be "mindless

Ron, it may be "mindless knitting" but you've made a great job of it.

Knipper's picture

The sweater is terrific and

The sweater is terrific and looks great on you. A comfortable, no nonsense "homage to Fred MacMurray" cardigan is a wonderful staple to the wardrobe. Enjoy it.

chipsir's picture

Ron....Just a great sweater

Ron....Just a great sweater and done beautifully

wesley's picture

I love the

I love the simplicity...really beautiful

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albert's picture

Beautiful knitting, Ron!

Beautiful knitting, Ron! Makes me ashamed that I haven't worked up the nerve to try a cardiagan yet. It looks quite cozy on Miguel- you might have to fight him for it.

QueerJoe's picture

Yes...classic indeed. A

Yes...classic indeed. A very similar sweater was one of the reasons I first wanted to learn to knit, although I ended up making a very different sweater. Yours is the perfect sweater to throw on when you go to the movies, or just sitting around the house knitting. Very nice.

Craig's picture

What a great cardigan, would

What a great cardigan, would love one in my closet

PaulJMC's picture

That is not boring, that is

That is not boring, that is a classic! Looks great, although as you said a little too large for your model :)