Pattern: Bitterlake Cardigan

I’ve got a new pattern!

And I’m so happy with this one.  (Sure, I’m happy with all of my patterns, otherwise I wouldn’t  publish them, but still.)  I’m so proud of how it turned out!

My pattern is in Knit Pick’s new collection, Creative Color: 2016 Fair Isle Collection.33010This collection is so pretty- I can’t stand it.

Happily Sweater by Katy Banks

33010106Summer Wanes Cowl and Hat by Heather Storta

33010114And in among all the gorgeous patters, I’d like to introduce you to my sweater, the Bitterlake Cardigan!52092220_23 copyIt’s a zip-up cardigan, knit back and forth in a single piece (no seaming!), with a little bit of shaping at the sides for a nice fit.  But the best part (so excited about this bit!) is the Fair Isle button band/neckband/hem combo.  It’s worked in the round using 5 colors (4 shades of brown, and a contrasting saffron orange), then backed  with a facing to cover all the floats for a really professional finish.52092220_12 copyI love how the designs on the bands match up, and I love the practicality of a zippered cardigan.52092220_2 copyHead on over to Knit Picks if you want a copy of this collection!  It’s so good!

OR! If you want to try your luck, comment below with your favorite pattern for a chance to win your very own copy of Creative Color!  

13 thoughts on “Pattern: Bitterlake Cardigan

  1. Sue

    Your sweater is gorgeous! And congrats on another great creation!
    The Laver Scarf speaks to me. So varied and would go with everything anyone wears . .

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  2. Cherish

    Oh man, another Fair Isle Knit Picks book to make me swoon to master stranded knitting!

    Though all the patterns are simply stunning, the Happily Sweater is the one I keep coming back to. I am a sucker for a gradient look, and I keep envisioning that sweater in my wardrobe transitioning from that deep purple to the softest of light blues.

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