My love of CustomFit (and its creator, my friend Amy), is no secret.
Last summer's road trip included the usual cast of yarn store characters, including Grace Robinson of Freeport, where I picked up a large lot of deeply discounted Rowan Calmer. (Discontinued? Say it isn't so!) As well, I was able to make a first-ever pilgrimage to WEBS, whose reputation as a must-see is most deserved.
While this shell-shocked and overyarned knitter somehow left WEBS with nary a purchase, I was able to meet up with Amy and pick up several still-secret (pending publication) projects I had agreed to undertake for her.
It seemed only fitting, then, that I would turn my sweater lot of yarn into a garment from one of Amy's designs. Behold, Bridgefield:
A cushy, soft, comfy yet fitted, delight. Pattern generated for my gauge, my measurements.
Double moss stitch, front, 2x2 rib trim.
And masses of stockinette, from the elegantly shaped back to the perfectly capped sleeve.
This one instantly became a wardrobe staple for me, being a big fan of the jeans-sweater-boots uniform for the cooler months.
In fact, as we prepare for a winter storm here on the Canadian East Coast, I feel prepared. Armed and...