Mario

Happy Monday everyone! Here it is another finished knitting project of mine. It has been laying around for more than a month, but finally I blocked it and took some photos.

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It’s the Marius sweater, worked from the bottom up in the round. I used Traveller by CY, dyed in gradient set #3, which goes from a pale lilac-blue to a lovely bright and darker lilac. I had bought it as an Oddity so the skeins weren’t exactly 4oz, therefore I had to use other colors for the yoke. I went for Looking Glass for the motif and Peshawar for the background and they match perfectly the shades of the gradient set.
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I decided to knit this sweater in a size bigger than usual as I thought it was a more appropriate look for this pattern and I’m very happy with how it turned out. It’s not only cozy and warm, but also very comfortable to wear. I modified a bit the numbers of stitches here and there and also added some waist shaping, even if on an “oversized” pullover they are barely noticeable.
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Now I’m knitting another pullover, it will be my Xmas present for dad. It has a bit of purple in it, but I promise that my next project will be in a totally different color, I used way too much purple lately and I need a change!
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