It's been a bit quiet around here lately hasn't it.
I have been busy with my hook, finishing a project for my brother in law. When he asked me to make him a "seventies style stripy tank top" I was not really that keen.
He wanted it in bright ,retro colours to wear for a fancy dress event. As he offered to buy the yarn I couldn't really say no.
The yarn he got was not nice but I managed. I worked up from the bottom ,shaping the arm and neck holes by getting him to try it on and adjusting things as I went along.
I worked with two strands of yarn held together and a 6mm hook to make it grow more quickly ( this is a large item )
And here's the finished garment........
Ummmm, I think it shows I'm not that great a this sort of project ( don't look too closely at the neckline !!) But at least I got it done, and it fits, phew !! Now I'm looking at this photo I think it actually turned out not too bad.
It has made me really appreciative of the yummy softness and wonderful colours in my stylecraft stash. I felt like diving into my yarn bag when I opened it yesterday.......
It's been bliss to go back to my favourite yarn again.I've been making simple circles. The same pattern I used for this blanket back in 2010.........
What am I making?......weeell , it's not a blanket , not even a baby one. It's not a cushion cover or a bag either . I can't tell you lovelies what I'm up too right now but I will reveal all soon :0)
Hope your week is going well.