Chocolate Stout is another collaboration with the Plucky Knitter - a new take on the Grandpa Sweater. This time it's a comfy cardigan with a distinct allover texture. It features a deep ribbing with worked in pockets that add to the vintage feel of the sweater. Waist shaping, a little unexpected detail under the arms, and a cozy but flattering modified drop shoulder have been added to the silhouette to make it more modern.
And the Rustic in a deep rich brown with - hints of purple running through it - is gorgeous and sophisticated. The aran weight 100% wool suits the stitch pattern perfectly -- it's a workhorse sweater yarn with a roundness and coziness that knits up to create a distinct cable or rib. Plus, the subtle handdyed colors accent the allover texture of the cable motif perfectly.
Sample is in Plucky Rustic. Other listed yarns are suggested substitues.
Some of the instructions are not as clear as I would like. I have started on the sleeves and had to improvise at times. Hopefully it will all come together at the end!
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