no name / Sabrina magazine no 11 1989
InstructionsThe pattern was in a magazine. I wanted it 5 inches longer so added extra colour shapes.
Type of item: Clothing
Style: Casual, Funky
handspun alpaca in six different colours from my own alpacas. Spun to 8 ply. Knitted on 4mm needles. Each colour is a different pattern.
What was your inspiration?
The beautiful natural colours of my alpacas. grey Tabatha, black Zanna, brown Yorokobi, light rose grey Lockie, white Amy and fawn Honey Bun.
I wanted to make something to show off the colours
What are you most proud of?
How it looks and feels
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Choose colours that go together, no straight lines odd shapes. Can be different types of yarn. Can be done from any cardigan or jacket pattern make your own shapes.