Wispy in Green

Since I'm working on a lot of my own designs lately, I haven't had very much time to work on other people's patterns. I do try to make time every once in a while, though, and knit something that isn't "work"! After many months, my Wispy Cardigan is finally finished.

Hannah Fettig Wispy Cardi Whisper Cardigan Knitbot Interweave Knits

If you're familiar with the pattern, you will notice I made several modifications, like removing the ribbing from the sleeves and bottom. Basically, I liked the original Whisper Cardigan from Interweave, bought the Wispy pattern from the designer, and modified it to look more like Whisper. ;) I'm extremely happy with the result.

The yarn is Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk, which comes on 8-ounce cones, in the color Nile Green. It's lovely yarn, though a bit splitty - but soft with a nice sheen, and it has exactly the wonderful drape I was looking for in this project. I have a ton of yarn left on the cone, well over 100 grams! Believe me, I never would have thought I could knit myself a sweater with 150g of yarn. But it's true!
Green alpaca Whisper Cardigan laceweight shrug sweater Valley Yarns

I'm not much of a sweater-knitting person, and anyone who has seen me at knitting group working on this cardigan has heard me whinging about the miles and miles of stockinette. But, I think this is going to be a very wearable cardigan, so it's worth it!


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