WOO HOO! FO: Fishtrap

Love the modifications Chasing Bunny made to Elizabeth Zimmermann’s January sweater from Knitter’s Almanac.
Also enjoy knowing how other knitters approach pattern alterations and personalizations.

Chasing Bunny

The finish of some projects is rather anti-climactic. Some projects are highly gratifying. Some make me grin like an idiot.

This one had me skipping with glee. May I proudly present…. Fishtrap


Pattern: The Seamless Saddle Shoulder Fishtrap Aran by Elizabeth Zimmermann, pattern and design input gleaned from Knitter’s Almanac and Knitting Workshop, both by Elizabeth Zimmermann.

Time Frame: Planning commenced September 17, 2007. Yarn received and knitting begun end of September. Knitting finished November 8, 2007, finishing finished November 27, 2007.

Yarn: KnitPicks Swish DK, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, color Mist. 17 skeins / 850 gms / 2091 yds. This is all I had left, and a pretty accurate color.  Hems were knitted with sock yarn leftovers held double.


Needles and Gauge: US sz. 5 / 3.75 mm needles – 16″ for sleeves and neck, 24″ and 32″ for body. Hems were knitted on US sz. 4 /…

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