My Shalom

12:13 AM

shalom button

Thanks to a photo shoot with my husband, I can show off my latest knit...for me!  I very rarely make things for myself but I've had my eye on this since before all my Christmas knitting.  Made with only 1 skein of Cascade Yarns Ecological Wool for $15!  That's an incredible price for a sweater.

shalom front

shalom side

After a little shaping around the armholes, it fits perfect.  I am very happy with this little cardigan of mine, and somehow I think the name is significant for me in this season...Shalom...  I know it's just a sweater and the designer might have just picked a name, but as I look to this next season, peace just seems to be the word that rolls off my tongue.

shalom back

Yes, that is going to be my word for 2010...shalom...peace.  As I wear this little knit, it will be a little reminder to look to God and seek His peace in my life, in my family.  This cardigan even hugged my body as I brought in the New Year.  Yes, it must be significant.  Ok, now I'm just getting cheesy...

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9 comments

  1. :o) I like your word for this year. I have a little gnome I keep by my front door, and his name is Shalom the gnome. hahah. :o) Just thought I'd let you know. ;o) lol!

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  2. That is a gorgeous sweater. i may have to make one for myself! And just ONE skein of yarn? Crazy! Where did you buy your yarn from? Online? Mind sharing where? :-)

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  3. Gorgeous! What better way to be reminded of your word for the year than with a fabulous piece of hand made clothing??

    "Shalom the Gnome" is cracking me up...

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  4. I love it! You are so talented!!!

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  5. I love this!!! So cute...and I love the name.

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  6. ooohhh, it looks great Jen!!! I too have been eyeing this pattern off and would love to add one to my wardrobe this up and coming Winter.... Now after seeing your beautiful version I can't wait to start hunting for the perfect yarn..

    Hugs
    Jodie :)

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  7. Awesome- the sweater and the theme for 2010!

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