I’ve made steady progress this past week on my Aster cardigan. The ties I was working on last week have been attached and the first sleeve is now complete. The Aster cardigan is a design by Marie Amelie Designs. Later on today I’m going to pick up stitches for the second sleeve and make a start on it. All going well I do hope to have the cardigan off the needles by the end of the week. Whether it is blocked or not, is another story. When this does come off the needles I’m going to be adding seams to it. Seams add a little stability and structure to a garment and I came across a blog post HERE about how to add seams to a seamless garment. I’m going to give this a go with the sides and arms of the Aster cardigan and see how I like the technique and whether indeed it adds any structure to this cardigan.
I have made progress on my Hollyburn skirt. The skirt fronts and backs are now complete with the pockets added. As soon as this post is written I’m headed back to the machine to add the waistband and then I’m going to be adding some lining to it. After that all that remains is to insert the zip and finish off the hem.
As these projects are getting to the end it’s time to start thinking about what next to cast on and sew. I think some socks for knitting so I can keep on top of my box of socks challenge. For sewing I’m going to take a look at my make 9 and see what grabs my attention. There is also the Betty Dress from SewOverIt that I’d really love to have for my birthday in April. I had been thinking I’d like a version of this for my daughters communion in May but it might be best to try it out first as a birthday garment and see how I like it.
So all that remains this week is the list and the links to other YOPers who you should definitely check out!
Year of Projects 2018-2019 List
Fintry– started July 7th – finished August 9th Lichen– started August 11th – finished October 10th Bentley
Coloring– started January 1st – finished January 20th
- Aster – started January 27th –
Cumulus Blouse– started October 20th – finished December 20th
- Mae Cardigan
A-Line summer skirt– started July 19th – finished July 30th Margot Pyjamas– started July 19th – finished August 11th
- Hollyburn skirt started February 12th –
- Scout Tee
- Cinema Dress
- Apron Dress
- Cuff Top
- New Look 6500
- New Look 6125
- New Look 6176
- New Look K6513
- Kabuki Tee
- Metamorphic Dress
- Stasia Dress and Tee
- The Matcha Top
- Aida Top
- Mimi Blouse
Simple Summer Dress– started July 28th – finished July 30th
My Dearest Loveliest Elizabeth– started July 16th – FROGGED Sock #1– started August 10th – finished August 26th Sock #2– started August 30th – finished September 30th Sock #3– started October 11th – FROGGED Sock #4– started November 4th – finished December 6th Sock #5– started November 17th – FROGGED Sock #6– started December 10th – finished December 30th Sock #7– started January 4th – finished January 27th
- Sock #8 – started
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