FO: Upcycled Cardi Challenge

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(to view all the posts in this series, click on the ‘upcycled cardi challenge‘ tag)

I’m so pleased with how this turned out! The cardigan is exactly how I envisioned, and I’m excited to wear it post-baby bump, too. Currently it’s a wee bit tight on my arms, but that’s due to baby weight gain (it better be, anyway), so I hope it comes off after the little one moves out of me and into the world.
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These photos were taken the day before little Lila came into the world! 

The back detail- as the tiny V shapes met at the back of the neck, I thought it would be nice to have a little french knot to finish off the details.

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Answers to questions on the previous post:
1. The yarn is labelled DK, but there is no way it’s DK- Its definitely an Aran weight. I think the contrast works really well with the fine gauge of the original cardigan.
2. I’m sorry, but I didn’t do a video of how I sewed on the knitted trim…. :( It’s not expertly done, I relaly just tacked it down and moved on to the embroidery. I’m not a perfectionist, so I just winged it.
3. You can check out the project page on Ravelry here!

My creation