Remember this project? Well, it’s now finished and keeping me warm. Here’s another picture from the magazine:
The second picture shows the shoulder joining, which is tied with a pretty ribbon. However, I wasn’t too sure about that ribbon, so on my version, I plaited some of the yarn I had spun previously, like this:
I think it looks a lot more natural.
You can read about how the wool was spun here and then here
So the lacy top is mohair in a gorgeous orange colour, but I crocheted instead of knitted. It’s so warm…
This is the back:
I added a bead feature at the corner:
All in all, I’m very pleased with it 🙂