Yeah, I’m a slacker. I haven’t posted in MONTHS.

We’ve had a lot of changes ’round here and it took some getting used to. Plus, I have found that I am a “seasonal knitter”. I just cannot get the motivation to knit when it’s 90*+ outside and not much cooler inside (no A/C).

ANYWAY.

I just finished dh’s sweater. It’s Baseball from Knitty.com. I did it in TLC Cotton Plus in “Winter Sage” I think it was called. The color has been discontinued. Thank goodness I bought enough of it lol.

Baseball was a lot of firsts for me. This was my first adult-sized sweater. Ever. It was also my first time cabling. It was also my first time seaming with the mattress stitch. The cables & the mattress stitch were far less intimidating to do than they were to read about or watch being done on videos from KnittingHelp.com. The only parts that really gave me an issue were where the tops of the sleeves join the front & back of the sweater and where the collar joins at that same point. It looks a little awkward to me, dh says it’s only a little snug in the shoulders. He does have wide shoulders though *swoon*. The sweater makes him look like he has skinny little arms lol. He doesn’t, but it looks funny. I think that’s the cabling down the sleeve.

Without further ado, here he is…trying not to look like a dork and not quite succeeding.

And here is a close up of the cables:

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