New knitting project! Vintage 50’s/60’s pattern

I’m knitting my Uncle Joe a COLD WEATHER sweater. He’s moving up to Washington State soon, and he’s elderly. I found a pattern in my old childhood favorite craft primer: McCall’s Needlework and Crafts.
I’m using two strands of Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool. This sweater is VERY thick. I am at the point where the raglan armholes need to be  shaped ( and I have both sleeves on the needles together), but I’m concerned the pattern is flawed. More about this later! I’ll be back to edit this post with pictures and details.

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Karen L. King-Gonzales

Hi! I'm a retired Bridal Designer, and am now spending my time getting back to pleasure crafts! My husband and I are still newlyweds, nearing our 3rd anniversary on October 2. I was single 33 years! We moved across the country from Phoenix Arizona, to Lumberton N. Carolina. The slower lifestyle agrees with us! Both empty-nesters, Jim and I are finishing the work on the 1950's bungalow style cottage. Fortunately, this home has a huge addition.... adding about 40% to the original size. Having to quit the sewing trade due to a disability, I spend my time on projects for home, family, and pleasure- as I feel able. Jim, now a Pastor/Judeo Christian Rabbi; is retired from the tile trade, and currently joins his friend in local ministry. This includes a bible study twice a week at a local prison. Join us as I document the journey in our changing lives!

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