I did it! I finally finished my Hitofude! And it only took most of 2014!
I knit this sweater in the lovely Hazel Knits Divine. So yummy! It took almost 4 skeins.
I added an extra 16 rows of lace to the bottom of the cardigan. I'm glad I did. I think it's the perfect length for a nice swingy cardi like this one.
I've been wearing it pretty much everyday since I finished it. It's going to be my new wardrobe staple!

If I ever knit another one, there are a couple things I would change:
  • Cast on fewer stitches for the sleeves to make them a little shorter. 
  • Cut out 1-2 lace repeats in the arms. They are a little looser than I would have liked. 
  • Add the same 16 rows I did with this one. I think the length is perfect!
If you want to see all of my progress photos, I have bunches of them over on the Ravelry project page.

This sweater is like wearing a shawl with sleeves. So if you are like me and like a good lacy shawl to knit I think you will really enjoy this pattern!


  1. I agree with you on the length, it looks perfect. Still looking for the right yarn to make mine.

  2. That looks really great on you!

  3. OMGosh! That is BEAUTIFUL!
    It's only a matter of time before I knit this one...I don't know how much longer I can hold out! ;o)

  4. This is gorgeous!! And I love the color!


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