Finished Project: Cabled Cardigan

Perfect for the Playground.


Pattern from Vintage Modern Knits: Contemporary Designs Using Classic Techniques  by Kate Gagnon Osborn and  Courtney Kelley (borrowed from local library)

Araucania yarn, hand-dyed merino wool, alpaca, silk blend from Chile and  Blue Moon buttons purchased from Accents on Knits, Morristown, NJ.

About cyclingrandma

I was a journalist (Danbury News-Times, Ct), before becoming a teacher, and continue to write for professional journals. I have written several study guides for Penguin Books and write for Education Update, a newspaper based in New York City. ( I’ve interviewed many authors, college presidents, and scientists. I wrote “The Kentucky Derby’s Forgotten Jockeys” for Smithsonian Magazine's website, (April, 2009). Two essays have been published in book anthologies; one for Wisdom of Our Mothers, (Familia Books) and the other in “College Search and Parent Rescue: Essay for Parents by Parents of College-Going Students.” (St. Martin’s Press). I was a middle school Language Arts teacher for more than 10 years and have just completed a five year grant position under No Child Left Behind in Newark, NJ public schools. I have three children, two daughters-in law, and six grandchildren. I'm an avid cyclist, knitter, cook, and reader. I love theater, museums, and yoga.
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8 Responses to Finished Project: Cabled Cardigan

  1. SMB says:

    Wow, that’s gorgeous work! What a triumph!


  2. Barbara klein says:

    Sweater is gorgeous. Grandson, even better. Love Mom.


  3. Barbara klein says:

    P.S. Like the teal blue tights. Mom.


  4. Love it. Great work. The looks works well. Cute outfit to wear with such a handsome gentleman for your playground date


  5. Knitn' Green says:

    Great job on the sweater! And I love that you borrowed the book from your library 😉


  6. Leah says:

    Love it! I’m so impressed with people who can do that stuff. I cannot. Great job!


  7. Northern Narratives says:

    I like your sweater. The comic is wonderfully funny 🙂


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