So it's no BBC's Sherlock, but I like watching Lucy Liu on screen in Elementary. She's got this great preppy-meets-street-meets-now look. And one of the things she wears often at the house is a big, comfy cardigans. Check out this one in gray:
At the beginning of the year, longing to knit but not being able to do much of it with my injured arms from computer work, I bought an Ultimate Sweater Machine (it's like an As Seen on TV-esque knitting machine for Sport-Bulky yarns). It took me a long time to get the hang of (read: I frequently wanted to break it into a million pieces), and it just does miles and miles of stockinette, but I think it'll be a nice addition to my arsenal, especially once the weather turns cool again. I can make individual pieces on the machine, seam them by hand, etc.
This is Coco Knits Katarina in Berrocco Vintage DK. Lengthened to low hip (about 5 inches). Definitely a learning project both in terms of the machine and knitting (picking up stitches, seaming etc). Imperfect, but my first wearable knitted cardigan!
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