This is a technique that’s I’m familiar with as my Christmas sweater was constructed the same way. I’m also a little wary of it, as I had to rip out and reknit the neck of my Christmas sweater three times before it fit right! (Maybe I haven’t blogged about my sweater yet! I’ll have to fix that.)
The finished projects, or #BangFinishers we’ve been seeing on instagram are so lovely though – I have no doubt that my sweater will fit perfectly when it’s done.
And I love the yarn.
The only problem is… wrestling with three tubes is a LOT like knitting an octopus. I’ve switched to a shorter cable, which has helped a lot, but it’s definitely not knitting for the Tube!
I’m nearly up to the colourwork, which makes this even more a couch-and-TV kind of project. But it also means the end is already in sight!
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