Vegi Patch is a compost of thoughts on graphic design, life and knitting from an american graphic design teacher in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. I've enabled comments for everyone or you can Email me kate at kcarlyle dot com.

Saturday, March 24, 2007

pretty pretty

I have a magpie aspect to my personality that surprises even me some times. We had cultural night at the school and the Bazzar was very very nice. I picked up the following:

(Henna Mom, it's only henna... wears off in a week or two.)

And just so no one thinks I'm a complete slacker, I also finished a sweater that fits neatly into the magpie aspect.

It's made from Noro Kureyon - I purchase 2 each of several color ways to see what it was all about. Its very workable to mix it up because the colors are consistant across the color ways - but with different mixes.

So the back is bright brights and I used more toned down (ha ha) versions on the fronts, sleeves and for the rib.

The pattern is from Drops Design at Garnstudio - free and the medium is like just right. Bless the Norwegians for being tall and bony. (I did not follow the pattern exactly. I am bony but not tall and have a long indiscernible waist. I adjusted the size of the ribbing with increases and short rows down the fronts and across the bottom. I also used ribbing at the back instead of decreases, it hugs but doesn't insist on the hour glass that I am not :)

best, kate