The colors are pretty washed out in the photo. This is the beginning of the striped short-sleeve sweater from Sarah Dallas’s Vintage Knits, also known as the Special Kay sweater, since Kay kindly gave me the yarn! In the book, the sweater is knit in four pieces: front, back, sleeve, sleeve. I knew all those ends would send me over the edge, so I decided to knit it in the round from the bottom up. Trouble is, I haven’t done any calculating yet. So, I am seeking some suggestions in order to avoid the math (my brain has a limited capacity, and I use a large percentage of it to decide what kind of candy to eat). Should I do a raglan sleeve? How about a saddle shoulder? Too complicated? Know any patterns I can refer to?
And I’ll end here with a gratuitous shot of Deedle trying to sniff a neighbor’s dog: