Charleston Tea, finished!

Just today, I put the Charleston Tea in the mail, to return home at Good Karma Farm up in Maine. I know that I have said it here before but it is worth repeating: I love this yarn! It is a new blend and weight for them, and I am hoping to purchase more at Rhinebeck in a few weeks.
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This colorway, which I believe is “Artichoke”, was left to do its own thing. I did not bother to alternate the skeins and there was no instances of flashing. The cable and lace portion probably helped to break that up. There is a little bit of striping activity on the hood, but it still looks good.
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I am considering knitting this again, for me. Now that’s saying something! If I do decide to do that, I will be lengthening the body and sleeves and losing the hood. And those are rather minor modifications. I would also wear a more appropriate shirt underneath.
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I love this photo. I can’t put my finger on why, because it doesn’t show the sweater very well, but something about it works, I think.

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One thought on “Charleston Tea, finished!

  1. I love that photo too! I think it's the light and angles… and I actually think it shows the texture and detail of the sweater beautifully (even if you can't see the overall shape). Very fashion magazine-y!

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