Friday, 30 July 2010
Another top from Sarah Dallas' Vintage Knits. I bought the book for this pattern, and I didn't want to change a thing about it. If knitted in the king's ransom of Rowan yarn suggested it would probably have a lovely drape, but knitted up in Mystery Acrylic from the second-hand shop (about R20, I think) it's crisp and light. Not unpleasant at all.
I'm wearing it over a dress I made, another version of this one. The fabric had tiny holes along one of the fold lines, but since I'd only paid R10 for it.... For some reason, the less I pay for something, the harder I'll work to make it work. So the holes are patched with circles and buttonhole stitch.
(The black buttons are in the shop!)