Monday, July 25, 2011

Make Up Your Mind - the complete sweater

And here it is, my summer sweater:

back of my summer sweater!

I planned it, I knit along, yet somehow, this sweater fell a bit short of the mark. I'll admit - I'm not really a summer sweater kind of girl. I prefer to knit thick, cable-y, dead-of-winter type sweaters. But I stepped outside my comfort zone, and knit the Make Up Your Mind sweater. 

Making up my mind on a pier

The design itself is awesome, Julie did a great job. But it's not really me. 

sassily making up my mind

It looks awesome in these pictures, and I love the color. But it's a cotton sweater, and it got wet, and there was some unfortunate stretching... ok, I maybe flashed a bit to much of the ol' chest. Good thing I was wearing a bathing suit underneath - that's all I have to say!

summer sweater on lake michigan

Ps. Photos were taken by my friend Melissa on Lake Michigan after a huge thunderstorm last week - isn't it beautiful!? 


  1. I think it looks fantastic! I'm so sorry you don't think it works for you. It sure looks like it's working from here!

  2. Gorgeous photo with the scenery and the cool blue/greens! You did a wonderful job, and it's crazy cute!

  3. That looks really good on you! Wow, I am so impressed with your skills- you finished it so fast! Even if this one's not your favorite piece ever, you could probably whip up another cute top in like 3 hours. You are amazing!

  4. Pretty sweater especially against the Lake. Cute bangs,too!

  5. I love the sweater! Love it even if you don't.


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