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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Loop-d-loop - Lace leaf pullover

Have recently finished knitting this from the Loop-d-loop book by Teva Durham. Used Freedom wool by Twilleys which is a lovely yarn to work with. Will probably pill easily but hey..

had to do the grafting section a couple of times but found that seperating the top and bottom pieces into matching sections helped; also starting under one armhole so the messiest bits are hidden has helped. Used a 1950's button of my grandmother's for the neckline and am really pleased with the end results. Did not enjoy the grafting one bit.


Lara said...

Wow, that looks great! I love it. The color is so pretty too.

Cat said...

I'm green with envy! that sweater has been on my to knit list for sooo long, it is beautiful, well done!