In the background of all the projects I am working on there have been sweaters for me on the needles! I finished Beach Street Park by Kirsten Kapur last week and with a chill in the air this am, wore it for peach picking on our one and only peach tree...
Mohonk, I knew they were a match made in heaven! I love a functional wool sweater, one that will wear like iron, have tight sleeves that don't get in the way while I work, and be long enough not to ride up and expose my midriff to the cold!
Beach Street Park by Kirsten Kapur
Yarn: Jill Draper Makes Stuff Mohonk, in Raspberry Beret Sport weight, 100% Cormo Wool
The more sweaters you knit, the more you know how you like them to fit. I took Kirsten's fabulous pattern and added these details to make it work for my body!
Picot Hem- I knew this would help keep the sweater from rolling or riding up... that little bit of weight and structure the picot hem adds at the hips really helps!
Waist Shaping- I took the measurements from Cascabel
Shortened the yoke- I have a surprisingly short underarm to neckline dimension, and almost always have to do this!
Short Rows- both below and above the eyelet yoke design, this helps fit the yoke better to my shoulders and curves neckline more.