Thursday, November 6, 2014

Some Recent Makes In The Making...


Ha yes, only five minutes ago this came off of my needles: the Icelandic Maren Sweater, soon to become a Cardigan!  (by cutting it open in the front: yaiks!)

Love this ribbing detail on the sleeve.
The colorwork in the round was a bit of a pain but so worth it...

This has been such a wonderful knit up so far. I've used Lett Lopi yarn straight from Iceland (via my trusty wool store Tolt Yarn & Wool). I was rather hesitant to use this wool because of its scratchiness but so far it has been wonderful! Tonight I will wash it with shampoo and then rinse it with conditioner (once a hairdresser, always a hairdresser...) <wink> as per Ragga's recommendation and then the steeking will commence! I will keep you posted on the progress...

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In between things I've also sewn this little skirt that you see above. I've used this pattern many times in the past since it is a quick and fun sew-up. I bought the flower fabric in Amersfoort last September. A bit of much needed color in this dreary weather we're having...



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I'm also working on this little Dachshund pattern from Purl Soho, but I haven't gotten very far with it yet...


Well, that's it for now, stay dry!


3 comments:

  1. Je cardigan wordt práchtig !! Maar die schaar er in zetten, brrrr... Akelig eng !
    Leuk teckeltje ga je maken !

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    1. Ja, ik moet inderdaad nog een paar dagen moed verzamelen... ;-)

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  2. Oh! Dat teckeltje!❤️❤️❤️❤️

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