Last week my mom was visiting from Connecticut and this was the first trip we made! She had apparently always wanted to visit Chinatown, so I decided to show her around a bit.
It was one of those perfect days out to run around the city. I ended up wearing a short sleeve sweater I knitted back in my Knitwear Design class in college.
This sweater in particular is about 5 years old and it's the first (and really only?) sweater I have ever knitted. I can remember knitting it while I was taking my Senior Project class (essentially sewing together your entire senior collection), as well as working 2 part time jobs.
I actually designed the sewing pattern for it - just a simple short sleeve sweater with a crawling cable stitch. My teacher at the time, who was an avid knitter and published in many knitting magazines, had a pattern somewhere for a beautiful crawling cable stitch. This is what I copied off and integrated into the sewing pattern for this sweater. I also used an unusual rib knit stitch to edge the work as well.
|Both front and back.|
Fake sushi, haha.
I also think I have a new place to buy tea - a place called Sweet House which is located in the plaza there. They had a buy one get one free deal and we got a coconut-almond rooibos as well as some lemon-lime citrus mix. A good place to find something different!
|All photos by Max Jeske.|