What Are Your Sweater Fears?

Does swatching leave you cold?

Does measuring yourself make you want to hide in a dark room with some cake?

Does it feel like there’s so many patterns but you never know which ones might suit you best?

Joji Locatelli Adventurous Interpretations 2
Image Source: Joji Locatelli, Adventurous from Interpretations 2

In preparing for sweater month, I noticed a lot of anxiety around knitting sweaters. I’m not sure why that is, but I certainly feel it too. When it comes to creating sweaters for my wardrobe, the pressure I place on myself that it should be the perfect colour, fit and finish is incredible. Not to mention the fact I really want the knitting to be well executed!

So I’m starting sweater month by asking you how you feel about your sweater knitting. What’s holding you back from casting on? Or perhaps you have several sweaters in progress that you feel in danger of never finishing?

Tell me some of the obstacles that hold you back from creating hand knit sweaters for yourself and hopefully my month of tips, advice and inspiration will help you overcome them and have a stunning wardrobe of sweaters you can feel proud of!

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