On My Needles …

Most of my knitting time is spent on commissions at the moment (You’ll be seeing my work in forthcoming issues of Inside Crochet, Knit and Knit Now, how exciting is that?). But I have been able to cast on this pretty little vest for a little girl I know. In Shilasdair Luxury DK it’s a dream to knit. This version was free with issue 6  of Knit Now, but you can find the pattern in a lovely book by Louisa Harding, details  here. if you are a “Raveller” check out some of the finished projects for some yarn inspiration. It’s a great quick knit and practical too!

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  1. Ali

     /  April 3, 2012

    OOOH how exciting looking forward to seeing you in print Tracey!
    That yarn does look luxurious!
    Keep up the fab yarning!!
    Ali x

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  2. Loving the pattern and the colour. Will look into it for my new (great) niece and nephews. Note brackets – too young to be a great aunt!

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