So I had homework and did some samples
I watched Gwen to the crochet version, ( there is also a sewing one)
Then I had a go
This bit was Fiddly but manageable
Then I cut it, this was fun but would think its scary on a actually garment you have spent weeks making!
I couldn't believe how neat it looked, those edges curl under when u do a button band.
I also tried the sewing version which was much quicker!
So I thought I would jumper right in, I started with a baby cardi as that's less scary.
So I added 4 extra sts, 2 either side of the cast on and got knitting
I basically sat all evening and worked on this
In the round is much easier, especially as I'm just picking it up when ive got a minute and I can't always get to the end of my row. This was I can just stop when I want and it means things get finished quicker coz I'm more likely to finish them.
I have many cardigans in my sights that I had been put off doing by the endless rows of stocking stitch back and forth. It's exciting that one afternoon can open these possibilities.
I also swatched for the Rocky Coast Cardigan, doing this flat but it has lots of cables but trying to be braver with my knits.
An actual swatch! Aren't I good
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