River Run Pullover

Kerry's picture

Finally finished the River Run Pullover by Ron Schweitzer from the book Knitter's Stash. I started this last year, put it down for many months and have finished it just in time for a 33C day :) so I shall have to wait till next winter to have a chance to wear it. It is knitted in the 8 natural shades of J&S Shetland Supreme on a 3.5mm circular. I'm not entirely happy with it as there seems too much fabric in the front just below the shoulders.

Sorry about the crappy mobile phone photo, I've stuffed the program of my digital cam. I'll try to replace with a better photo.

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Comments

Pinecone's picture

What a beautiful sweater

What a beautiful sweater Kerry. Thanks for sharing it with us. John

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Very nice sweater, Kerry.

Very nice sweater, Kerry. You blended those colors just grandly. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Kerry's picture

Thanks guys for your

Thanks guys for your comments, it means a lot to hear from people whose opinons I respect. I'll post better photos when the cam program is fixed.

QueerJoe's picture

You have done wonderful

You have done wonderful things with Ron's pattern...Ron is an amazing designer, but his work requires an amazing knitter like you to have it come out so beautifully.

Most Fair Isle designs don't allow for sloped shoulder shaping, so the one part you dislike is pretty common unless you've got Robocop shoulders to stuff into the sweater. I usually end up doing a bit of short-rows on Fair Isles, but it requires fudging the color patterning a bit.

Seeing such a beautifully done sweater never ceases to inspire me.

Kerry's picture

Was sort of wondering if my

Was sort of wondering if my skinny non-shoulders may have been the problem ;)

purlyman's picture

Kerry - it's great!! I love

Kerry - it's great!! I love all the colors and it looks terribly comfortable. You should be proud!!

Bill's picture

That's a Beauty! ...can't

That's a Beauty!
...can't wait to see a closeup of the colours...

albert's picture

Gorgeous work, Kerry. I

Gorgeous work, Kerry. I hope to see other pictures of it.

ronhuber's picture

Kerry, that is beautiful

Kerry, that is beautiful work. I am just finishing up a fair isle in natural shades as well. I really like the borders. You must be very proud of yourself. Getting my head around the seasons in Northern and Southern Hemispheres is really hard for me. Great work.

PaulJMC's picture

That is amazing work!

That is amazing work! Really lovey Kerry

Paul