Thwarted By A Ruffle

I did it. I’ve seamed up the Baudelaire sweater. It was tedious, a little frustrating, but well worth it.Baudelaire with sleeves

And there its is. Now I’d like to say that it’s a FO (finished object); that I could slip it on and head out the door. Unfortunately this is not the case. There’s a little problem in the…back.

Trying to be forward thinking, I made the sweater a little longer. Don’t worry, the back and front pieces are all the same size, it’s nothing that serious.

But the back has a cute little ruffle detail. Sadly I did not take my adjustments into account when I made the ruffle.

Back Ruffle

Therein lies the problem. The ruffle placket is too small for the opening. No big deal. I’ll just make a few more ruffles and sew them in.

For my first sweater ever, I think it’s not too bad, not too bad at all!

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2 thoughts on “Thwarted By A Ruffle

  1. saw your sweater on ravelry and had to check out your blog — sweater looks fabulous! i’m finishing up a few projects, but can’t wait to start mine!
    Holly (aka purlypie)

    • Thank you! I hope you can finish everything up quick and get started. It’s a pretty fast (albeit uneventful) knit for the most part. I really need to finish that back ruffle so I can start wearing mine!

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