This is an embarrassing post.
I love the sweater, so that's not the embarrassing part...it's the photos. Eeek.
I tried to do a photo shoot solo today and, as a result, the photos are very sorry looking.
The kids would have taken better photos!
For the second year in a row, I knit a sweater for myself to wear on Christmas Eve. I've used the same pattern each time, Ellie by Nikki Van De Car. She writes the blog, What to knit when you're expecting.
The first year I knit it, I made it snug...this year I made it a little bigger so I'd be able to wear it comfortably while pregnant.
I lengthened it, and added some extra rounds of Garter stitch around the neckline so it wasn't quilt so "off the shoulder".
The Garter stitching at the hem, cuffs, and neckline is one of my favorite details.
It's one of those sweaters you could just kind of live in.
I keeping thinking of it as my "boyfriend" sweater, I'm not sure why...maybe because it's a little over-sized.
Or maybe because it feels good like a boyfriend.
Either way, I'm not breaking up with it anytime soon.