Project Wrap-Up…..A Sweater, Hat and Scarf!

June 16, 2013 at 5:53 pm 2 comments

I have a bad habit……I usually finish a project and put it in the “to be blocked” pile. I had several projects in the pile and I decided to finish blocking them this week….uuum… make some room for my two new Tunisian crochet designs. My craft room is filled with yarn and I keep several projects next to my bed – so, it was time to get a little organized. I should add that for both projects, I bought the yarn during MDSW 2012.

Anyway, the first project is my MDSW sweater, made with some gorgeous worsted weight yarn from creativelydyed. Unfortunately, I altered the pattern to custom fit my body several months ago and I have now lost 61 pounds. I still love the sweater and will just pull it closer to me. It was originally intended to be a “cropped, close-fit” sweater for wearing with jean and such. Well, after blocking and losing weight, this is what it looks like.

MDSW Sweater_front MDSW Sweater_back

The second project is a hat and scarf set made with “Mirabella” by Tess Designer Yarns. The scarf pattern was designed by my dear friend Sharon Silverman and I had extra yarn, so I decided to “freestyle” a matching hat. I have to say that in the middle of June, the hat and scarf are very warm!

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Flo H  |  June 16, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    Hi there, VERY, VERY NICE!! Your work always looks very nice. I look forward to see your nice things. I love to crochet too. I do mostly baby blankets.

    • 2. handsindelight  |  June 16, 2013 at 7:22 pm

      Thank you! I love making wearables, but occasionally I will make a baby blanket as a gift. Do have have a blog? I’d love to see your creations too. :)


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