The Arabella is done!

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I’ve written about it before, so not much more to add. I started with a Brooklyn Tweed pattern size and merged it with a CustomFit generated neck, yoke and sleeves for best fit.

I do think it would have looked more structured in a woollen spun yarn, and find that the superwash, worsted spun, Tosh Merino Light makes an almost floppy garment because of its unusual length. But it’s still pretty. I did have to alternate skeins, though to prevent flashing.

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Also, the quaker ridging pattern is completely hidden in the variegation of the yarn; but I’ll live with it. Overall, am quite happy with this one!

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Details
Pattern: Arabella
Yarn: Madelinetosh Merino Light; 3.5 skeins; “Pecan Pie”
Ravelled: here

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4 thoughts on “La Bella

  • 9 May 2016 at 4:11
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    Dziękuje , ,,Arrabella” jest piękna , prosty ale nietuzinkowy wzór ; Pozdrawiam serdecznie !!!  Elwira/ervena  🙂  

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  • 10 May 2016 at 2:38
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    oh wow, it’s so beautiful!! I love the drape, and I especially love how you styled it with that great necklace, the combination is magnificent.

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