Machine knit Dairing 2/3/Four
Listening to the fabric : felted grey wool jacketHandmaker's Factory and Leisl of Jorth.
I went for a textural, black and grey outfit; three separates that I know will get plenty of wear in my Melbourne wardrobe.
Everyone needs an LBD 09/2013
|still haunted by that flash, but what a delightful introduction it was to some lovely and talented sewing friends!|
For some interest, I thought an avant-garde top knitted in stainless steel, silk and cotton might be just the thing.
Meet Theresa Dair's Dairing top 2/3/Four.
|As an overlay (also great with a black tank)|
And from the back in its shawl cardigan view:
Crafting friends really are the best.
|gratuitous dachshund shot. Yes, he 'helped'...|
The machine knitters guild (MKAV) in the form of the lovely Christine encouraged and guided me through the skills required and I set to work.
|My swatch - used to determine the amount of stitches to cast on, and how many rows to knit.|
I underestimated my sleeve length.
|After 187 rows, the 2nd sleeve was done! So was the cone of thread....|
I finished it and wasn't sure if I liked it.
|new friends and old ;)|
|Photowall props for the Win!|