Knit Sweater

by Christin Disi

My inspiration was a print from Elza Sunderland. In the painting I saw lots of movement and whimsy. It made me want to try to create something that moved and was light and airy.

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Going on with the assignment was a struggle. Not too many of the structure we learned were light and airy. In the end I went along with knitting and learning to use the knitting machine. I can’t say that I have conquered it completely, but it sure didn’t get the best of me! My new challenge was figuring out a pattern that looked similar to what I had in mind.

 

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I made child’s 4T sweater for two reasons. 1 I was too scared to make a huge sweater that could possibly look horrible and 2 because I had know idea how long it was going to take me to finish. I spent a lot of time trying to understand how to use the machine and how to decipher the instructions. All in all things went well.

 

 

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The only things that needs to be fixed will be corrected with time. As I continue to use the machine and gain the know how and techniques. Things will get better.

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