Sunday, December 11, 2011

I ♥ Purple

First time working with Malabrigo Lace weight yarn
I was concerned about the fabric - but have found it's fairly substantial.
Not lacy, just light weight
in this top-down seamless cardigan.

It's so simple, 
just Stockinette stitch.
Check out my Rav Project Page for more about the ADRIFT pattern.  

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This cowl knit in Malabrigo Worsted
began as a slouchy beret.
Worsted weight yarn - slouchy - Gerry's head
do not make for a compatible outcome.

The Cable/Lace pattern  [Nouveau Bohemia] is a real winner.
I lve it.

Rather than frog the Slouchy
I decided to make it a cowl.
This is going to be great when winter really sets in.
Not only warm, but really soft and lovely feeling.

If you are interested in making either the
check out Photo-Knit-Dog Designs.


These purples
make my heart happy.

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  1. ADRIFT!!! YAY!! Your color is gorgeous too! And that cowl - to die for!

  2. Oh so lovely and I bet it feels as soft as it looks!

  3. Purple is an appropriate color for the Queen of Knitting 8^) It really looks luscious. The pattern for the cowl is beautiful. I want to touch them!!!

  4. Move over PINK, I think Gerry has turned to purple for a while. Looking good.

  5. Lovely garments there. I can't wait to see you model ADRIFT. Pretty patterning in the beret turned cowl.

  6. Love malibrigo yarn!!! it is so soft.
    Great projects you're doing. Love the cowl.

  7. Purple makes me happy, too!! I love that your beret turned into a cowl ... and what a beautiful one as well.

  8. Soft and warm got me! Lucky you:)
    Love that you have so much fun doing this Gerry...


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