Look! All that I have to do is wash and shrink it and put in the zipper. Which means I’m officially done with the knitting part of the sweater. Yay.
Yesterday I finished the last half of the attached i-cord that I had been stalling on because other things were taking up the time with my hands. Today I’ll shrink it by throwing it in the dryer after washing it. Then in goes the orange zipper.
Except for inserting the sleeves there are no seams, and it makes the sleeves feel very nice indeed. I did weave in the ends over the top of the shoulder here, where the most tension and largest holes seemed to be. Now all I have to do is tuck the errant yarn ends back in from time to time. Darn cotton yarn.
My next sweater will also have a zipper but I don’t think I’ll be doing attached i-cord down the center fronts as what it really means is two extra bits of yarn to weave in at each end.
I started to swatch my Berroco Comfort yarn and it is splitty, I can understand why people who can knit with wool would give up on it. Me? I’m thinking of seeing what these lovely, comfy sounding Bryspun Bry-Flex Circular Needles would work with the yarn. I wonder if any place in Seattle would have them?