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Category Knitting
Sizing Unisex
Style Whimsical, Mod, Cute, Funky, Casual
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What materials did you use? Gypsy Wools "Texas Hand Dyed" 55% mohair, 45% wool; #6 knitting needles; purchased button; thread, velvet fabric (for facing) tapestry needle.

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What are you most proud of? This took me awhile to work out because (1) I didn't know if I had enough yarn and (2) I realized partway through that the yarn was to scratchy to wear next to the skin. I ended up lining it with purple velvet. I went to my LYS for the button and wasn't disappointed, though I did then need to re-think my closure. I intended three buttonholes and smaller buttons, but this one sang out to me, so I finished it off with a twisted cord loop sewn from the underside. Stitching is covered up by the velvet facing.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? In the face of obstacles, persevere! It turned out different than I expected, but better.

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