Meet the "Dad Sweater"
I started this sweater for my Dad a few weeks ago now and I like the pattern quite a bit.
The simplistic ribbing with the tweed is a perfect combination in my opinion. It's just a nice, plain, masculine sweater that should be very versatile to my Dad's wardrobe.
My Dad is a salesmen and I think that this sweater will keep him warm when he is on the job and look good over a nice collared shirt paired with the tan slacks he always wears.
Why is this sweater scaring me? The pattern, although a nice design, has some pretty glaring errors that make me apprehensive about how this will turn out. Also, even though it is easy to work on (How mindless is ribbing, right?) It is ALOT of ribbing. This thing is gigantic! I've never knit a man's sweater before. What a huge size difference!
I can't wait to give my Dad his finished sweater. I am excited because I think it will make a very special present.
My Dad is very important to me and I feel like handknitting a sweater for him is just a small thing I can do to show him how much I care about him.
.....plus, I finally forgave him for never wearing the socks I made for him 2 years ago....