Samurai Sweater

No, the design of this sweater has nothing to do with Samurai. Purple-Batwing2-FMwebHowever, I watch movies with my husband when I knit at night with my little red LED neck lamp. He LOVES Samurai movies, especially the old classics. His favorite is a series of 26 movies about a blind Samurai, Zatoichi. Let me tell you, when the heads are rolling, I get a lot of knitting done! What I do love about these movies are the sets and the clothing. Both men and women wear the most amazing kimono. The architecture is stunning in it’s simplicity.Purple-Batwing-BMwebThe sweater is knit from the free Berrocco pattern, Blish. Being a fairly simple top down, knit in the round sweater, it only took 3 weeks of movies to knit! I went shopping for the yarn with girlfriends who talked my into this smoky purple color in Dream in Color Cashmere Blend Worsted. I’m glad they did! I wear purple, but usually knit in my classic fall colors of oranges and browns. This will add a little color to my winter wardrobe.

3 thoughts on “Samurai Sweater

  1. One of Dennis’ favorite movies is The Last Samurai. We have some Japanese prints and the
    clothing is quite amazing, as is your new garment.

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