Oriental Lily »
InstructionsI adapted this pattern as I wanted a ballet cardigan for my little girl, but I hate knitting items that require seaming. I also don't like picking up lots of stitches along edges, so this pattern was perfect. I cast on for a much smaller size, so that the neckline wasn't too wide and I decreased after separating for the armholes, as the pattern has ease built in but I didn't want the ease for a ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Formal / Bridal, Classic, Traditional, Funky, Cute
Naturally Pride 100% merino wool
What was your inspiration?
I wanted a ballet cardigan that wasn't a cross-over (my daughter won't wear them!), but a cross between a traditional ballet cardigan and a modern, seamless bolero.
What are you most proud of?
The fact that I have managed to create a cardigan, just by using another as a guideline, but making the rest up as I went. And it fits perfectly!!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
If you are confident to off the beaten track with a pattern, this one is a great one to start with!