a busy domestic blog of knitting, sewing and all kinds of needlecrafts, cooking my garden produce and preserving it

Saturday, 8 October 2011

Summer cotton cardigan

Finished at last!
The really tricky - and slow - bit was the crocheted edging. I'm still at the learning stage and have to have a 'How to Crochet' book handy to check on the different stitches which is why it takes such a long time.

Something didn't quite work out properly - the edging should have been more scalloped than this but I couldn't quite understand some of the instructions about putting the hook in several rows below.
Well, at least I finished it!
and I can have another go some time and get a different edging.

My next project looks like being a crocheted waistcoat,
so fingers crossed that that turns out ok!

4 comments:

  1. I am a knitter too - also sell wool if you re nterested

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  2. For now, I'm still working my way through the hidden stash of yarn but one of these days I'll need to buy again....

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  3. Thank you. It's not *quite* as it should have been but no one will know! I think I'm getting the hang of crochet at last!

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