13 December 2013

Murano Tric Finale & Topsy Turvy Cowl

I finished the Murano Tric cardigan, finally, yay!!
Pattern: Tric by Åsa Tricosa
Yarn: Murano from Bendigo Woollen Mills
Needles: 4mm circular
Yardage: 800m
Notes:  Tric is a lovely pattern, it appealed to me because it's knit from top-down, seamless and with simultaneous set-in sleeves. But I will say this is a tricky pattern and I'm glad it is finally done. I love how it turned out, although if I were to do it again I will add a couple more collar increases and lower the button hole to under the bust.
Mods: I didn't do the triangular pattern on the sleeves and shortened them to 3/4 length.
I hope my friend will like it.

One more project which was a really quick make, once I'd figured out how to do the mobius. This is the Topsy Turvy Cowl, a free pattern on Ravelry.  The yarn is my alpaca handspun that spun up during the TdF, then later I dyed in the crockpot.
I love how the same stitch produces two different fabrics purely due to the structure without your having to do anything. Love it :D

This MIGHT be my last Fibre Arts Friday post for this year, tomorrow we embark on our big trip: Around the World in 40 Days. I'm hoping to keep a travel journal along the way, so I can share my experience with you.

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  1. I LOVE that cardi! I really love how the back of it looks. Great job.

  2. I keep eyeing that cardi, I may just have to bite the bullet on it. Yours is lovely. Off to check out the bowl pattern too! It's so cute!!

    1. Thanks! Glad to read your baby girl is doing well, you must be so relieved!

  3. That's a lovely cardigan and I'm sure your friend will love it. Can't wait to see your travelogue, and even more so, can't wait to meet you in four weeks!

  4. I love the back view and the ribby section.

  5. I agree, I love the back detail of the cardigan.

    Have a wonderful trip. Looking forward to reading about it. :-)