18 July 2010

Sometimes I just want something simple.  Something plain. Something easy. Warm and cosy. No fuss, no worries.

:: yarn | Cascade 220 in Bainbridge, a delicious dirty shade of blacky-brown.

:: pattern | hybrid of two Stephanie Japel designs from Fitted Knits.

:: review | I managed to screw up the bust shaping so it’s uneven, but it’s not so visible that anyone but me can tell. The jumper is a little bit bulky around the middle because of the ribbing, but it makes a flattering fit.  There’s also a little pouffiness under the arms (visible in the photo), which is kind of annoying, but probably inevitable for a top-down knit.  Cascade 220 is my new favourite yarn, it is a delight to work with and wear.

Ravelry link

5 Responses to “simplicity”

  1. Jenny said

    Very nice.
    And ‘of the moment’.
    Question: where do you get Cascade 220 from? Online shop?

  2. Emma said

    Nice, it looks so warm and I really like the super deep ribbing.

    That colour is fantastic, I might just have to get some…

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