Dear Hey Teach Sweater.
I know it has taken me forever to finish you. I don’t even dare to look back and see how long ago you were cast on. I will guess a year but I suspect it’s closer to two. Knitting you was simple. The pattern was straight forward and the lace simple and easy to remember. I knew knitting a sweater in pieces *could* present a problem for me since I am not a fan of seaming. I thought you would be totally worth it though. A short sleeve cotton sweater was a major gap in my closet and I knew you’d get lots of wear. Unfortunately I got stuck at that seaming phase.
Happily now you are completed. Yes, I know the seams aren’t perfect and the ones under the arms are a bit bulky but you are wearable. Sometimes that is the most important thing. I know I whipped those buttons on rather quickly way too early in the morning but they’ll hold for a single wearing. I promise you will get a real blocking and the buttons will be reattached if needed.
I have just one thing to ask. Please dry quickly. We have a wedding to attend tomorrow.
Karen, your knitter.
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