The above four yarns were spun by me during the last year. Question was: what to do with them when they are finished? Answer: find a pattern that you like and adapt it. Easier said than done.
Then I saw this pattern in an old ‘People’s Friend’ magazine. I thought it would be just right. It was just right for someone short-waisted, like me, and lots of opportunities for using more than one colourway.
My spun-off merino knits up like Aran so knitting with 5mm (u.k. needles) I began.
…and here is the finished result. I’m pleased with it. It’s not at all itchy and very comfortable to wear.
The colour panel at the back breaks up the vast expanse of lavender yarn and compliments the front panels.
I like the way it sticks out at the front.
Now on to my next project, but first I need to make something with the left-over yarn from this one. Any ideas?