This week we’re taking a look at 416 Dylan Cardigan. Our office is frequently visited by employees’ dogs, and Liz’s golden retriever Dylan (who makes a cameo in Liz’s picture!) loves making the rounds, putting a smile on everyone’s face. Just like Dylan, this top-down raglan sleeved cardigan is easy-going and quick to become your next best friend.
Knit in Valley Yarns Colrain, it is super comfortable, not at all itchy and has a slight sheen.
We tried on the 36″ size.
“Love how soft and comfy this sweater is. I could make the sleeves shorter, but I also like how they look cuffed.”
“This was a really nice and comfortable cardigan. I would make it the next size up to make it roomy and more of a weekend sweater.”
“This has a fun striped texture. I’d take off a little length from the sweater and choose a different color, otherwise this is a sweater I could see wearing.”
“I’m a huge fan of cardigans and would probably wear them every day if I had enough to do so. I like the way the lines look on this cardigan. The sleeves are just a touch too long, though I do like my sleeves on the long side. I would knit this, but in a different color of Colrain, which reminds me, I have some Colrain in my stash!”
“I love the slight bit of sheen the Colrain yarn has. This is a great weekend cardigan and would be nice with jeans. I would make the arms a bit shorter for myself, but I would consider sticking with this size, maybe adding a bit of ease in the body, since I like to wear cardigans buttoned only at the top. “
Height: 5’7 ½”
“I LOVE this cardigan, and not just because its named after my dog. It is super comfortable to wear, even over just a tank top. It is form fitting but not so snug that you get self-conscious. And the design allows for easy modifications to fit a variety of bodies.”
Come back next week for another Show and Tell.
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