oblique – done, finished, over!

I am finally ready to declare my Oblique done. Finally. (Ravelry details.)

Sorry I didn't smile. I have a hard time photographing myself. Anyway, since I last thought I was done I took out the ribbing and did it on smaller needles (6s instead of 9s) and I undid the k2togs holding the crossed part together. It was pulling oddly. Instead I tacked the sections together at the ribbing and at the edge, so it stays. I think it looks much better.

My favorite part of this sweater, though, is the side shaping, I think.

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6 thoughts on “oblique – done, finished, over!

  1. Phisch April 10, 2008 / 4:48 am

    Really nice job! I agree about the shaping. That looks like a lot of work!

  2. margotinto April 10, 2008 / 7:47 am

    Beautiful! And it looks really great on you. I envy your skill and patience when it comes to getting things right. I still have not knit a proper sweater (working on a shrug at the moment, that has already been ripped back because of mistakes in the lace) but I think it is time to commit to learning how to properly fit a garment to a person. Isn't that what handmade is about?

  3. abigailvr April 10, 2008 / 11:14 am

    Thanks! I must confess that I have more unfinished sweaters laying around my house than I have finished ones. The others have a chance to be finished, though, right?

  4. Teenuh April 10, 2008 / 4:07 pm

    Woot! Congratulations! It looks fantastic. And dude, if you finished this one, you can finish any of those sweaters lying around!!

  5. abigailvr April 10, 2008 / 7:13 pm

    Thanks, Teenuh! I hope you're right about those other sweaters. Darn them. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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