ANKESTRiCK Holsten jumper

THE POSITION AND WIDTH OF DARK RED HORIZONTAL STRIPE IS COOL. DE-EMPHASIZES…AND YET IS REALLY DISTINCTIVE AND ATTRACTIVE! 🙂

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I knitted the ANKESTRiCK Holsten jumper through the summer in anticipation of winter (typically), and I knitted it from some Panache baby Alpaca/merino that I had in my stash.

I originally bought this wool for a vintage striped jumper that I was going to knit and I had one ball of blue and one ball of red and just a few balls of cream. I thought I could squeeze this jumper out of the existing wool and I did! I put the blue round the neck and cuffs and tied it in with the red by adding a small stripe at the bottom of the red.

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My sizing turned out to be perfect (it doesn’t always!) and this is the softest, warmest jumper I’ve knitted for a while. I brought it on my holiday with me and here it is in Vancouver. In the photo above I’m standing on the map…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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