Monday, 7 February 2011

Cape of Good Hope

I decided to make this once I’d received the February consignment of Posh Randomness Club yarn - Elinor Aran in Hustle. I also used Posh sock yarn in complementary colours and Posh Sylvia Aran in bright contrast.

I added to the top panel by an extra chevron repeat using the row which has 186 sts and includes k6 as the repeat pattern. Then I made a deeper, narrower neck band by continuing the decrease until k1p1rib achieved. I  knit 3 extra rows before casting off. This gave a perfect fit to the neck and a 'Chinese jacket' effect using two frog fasteners in a leaf design.

I'm really, really pleased with how this turned out. It's possibly my best project to date.

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