Friday, January 20, 2006

Current Status

So, in procrastinating the writing of an email (oh, and showering. Eww), I've decided to post the status of all of my works-in-progress. Here they are:

A) my crochet version of the circular shrug. I examined the knitted version found here and turned it into crochet. I'm in the process of adding sleeves--I was almost done one, and decided I needed to add some more decreases, so I ripped it out. Here it is sans sleeves though:

I don't know if anyone cares about the process, but I made a big rectangle--20 hdc in the back loop, sc across in both loops, 20 hdc in the back loop. Afterwards, I tried sewing it together, but it seemed weird, so I added a triangle shape to one end on each side, and then sewed together (see picture).

B) the bathing suit coverup from here. I'm using patons grace in snow and a G/6 hook.

C) the motif top. Here is the first motif. I'm not entirely sure about the colour now--I might go look for a different one somewhere else. I don't know yet! It takes about an hour per motif though, and my fingers start to hurt so bad halfway through each one. I have to do 35, so I kind of want to be sure I like the colour before I continue. We'll see.


Blogger nicole. said...

The sweater looks friggin' awesome. It's sooooo nice and stylish. Love, love it, love it. Wow, you're amazing. And to think that you converted it. WOWOWOWOWW. You need to smile with pride, dude.

12:07 PM  
Blogger Natalie said...

I really like the design of the motif for your motif top... it's so pretty! I also like the colour, but I'm highly biased when it comes to pink :) I envy your nimble fingers, Rianne!

3:42 PM  

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