Knitting Designers Blog: Diverging Paths Pullover
Knitting Designer Blog
Sometimes I start with a stitch pattern idea, and other times a silhouette. In the case of Diverging Paths, it was a little of both.
I had been wanting to do a comfy relaxed fit reverse shirt tail pullover and I knew I wanted a center cable. I had the skein of yarn I knew I wanted to use, Plymouth Homestead, so I started swatching.
Next step is to be able to communicate your design. Bad news is, I’m not much of a sketcher, but good news is, Kara Gott Warner has a good imagination. In order to make sure the it was clear how large the center panel would be, I scanned the swatches, and overlaid them onto my schematic in Illustrator to show them at scale.
Unfortunately, while waiting for the yummy, yummy yarn to arrive, I had hurt my wrist. I had two other sweaters being knit by sample knitters, so I put on a brace and knitted on.
Due to a shipping glitch I got the yarn late, so the nice folks at Creative Knitting gave me an extra week, but just asked if I could send some update pics. So . . . I ended up taking a few.
and finally, the finished product in the magazine