Tangled Vines

Finally, my Tangled Vines. She turned out much better than expected, possibly because of all the finishing work. Here’s an artfully arranged picture, with finished steek, fabric backing, buttonbands, i-cord button holes (buttoned and open — I love the way the hole becomes invisible when not in use!) and buttons. That’s a lot of finishing Read More

Day Ten: Braided Pullover

And so ends, happily, the Adventure of the Wandering Braid. Pattern: Braided Pullover Sweater Yarn: Filatura di Crosa Zara Plus, 774m, No.1706; 100% superwash wool. An aran weight yarn, knitted firmly in worsted weight. Blocking smoothed out the tension of knitting, and gave it a velvety, smooth drape. Pocket Lining Yarn: Filatura di Crosa Zarina, Read More