Wednesday, 2 May 2012

WIP wednesday :: Dahlia Cardi ::

Oh my I love this pattern, I came across it after I purchased the online edition of Interweave Knits Fall 2011, for the Pembroke Wrap pattern, as soon as I saw it I wanted to make it, but wasn't really sure my knitting skills were up to the challenge.  But I needn't have worried as it turns out they were (well so far anyway).

Rainy weekends make a perfect excuse to master new knitting skills.

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 With all the miserable rain we've had the last....hmmm....well it feels like forever, but lets say, week, I've had plenty of oportunity to stay indoors and knit.  I literally spent the whole weekend on the sofa doing just that and as a result finished the lace panel on the back in super speedy time (especially for someone so new to lace knitting) and as far as I can see without any mistakes!

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I'm now on to the mass of stocking stitch which makes up the rest of the piece, I have a feeling this bit is going to take a long time, but I'm so eager to wear the finished piece I'm hoping this project won't get abandoned.

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my ravelry notes :: here
the pattern is available from interweave knits fall 2011 :: here 
the yarn is :: here

For more WIP wednesday's check out Tami Amis' blog.

12 comments:

  1. wow what a commitment! Lovely pattern, blocking is really going to make it pop!

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  2. Wow, I am impressed. This cardigan is beautiful.

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  3. Wow this cardi will be great! *cheers*

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  4. It's amazing, I cant wait to see what it looks like finished.

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  5. Gorgous! I hope the stockinette flies by so you can wear it all Spring!

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  6. wow that is a huge commitment, and so beautiful - the detailing looks amazing!!!!

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  7. Pretty pretty pretty! That'll be a gorgeous cardigan!

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  8. WOW! It's looking gorgeous! I really love the flower integrated into the design! I'm eager to see it finished!

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  9. Wow! That pattern is gorgeous!

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