Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Hurrah for the Marlay Park Hoodie

I am thoroughly thrilled to have finished my version of the Central Park Hoodie within the Ravelympics time limit. See my smug grin? See my smiling eyes?
I've realised that I do a great little teapot pose, and that the balcony containers need a bit of tidying.


Yarn; Debbie Bliss Donegal Tweed Aran (approx 1200 meters)
Pattern; Central Park Hoodie
Needles; 4mm & 3.5 mm for ribbing
Buttons; handmade, by Incomparable Buttons, bought at This is Knit.

Named for my local park, this is my first ''proper garment'' ever; I am happily surprised by the fact that it fits, that the individual pieces fit together, that button bands are not that difficult and that the hood is rather pointed and more than a little 'elfin' looking.

So in one fell swoop, I have won a Ravelympics medal for 'WIP Dancing', completed item number one in my 'Ten for '10' list and used a chunk of yarn stash.

9 comments:

  1. That's some great posin' and great knittin'. Well done!
    You look soo super cozy. : D

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  2. Congrats!! It looks beautiful and really cosy

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  3. Hurray indeed. Congrats. Looks very well and I imagine you'll get loads of wear out of it.
    I'm inspired to get back to DH's cardigan in Donegal Tweed again.

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  4. High five! Great job. Looks great on you :)

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  5. The hoodie's still in your WIP section on here! Move it off... in triumph!

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  6. That's made of win. Well done missus!

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  7. Thanks everyone!
    A; nothing gets passed you, does it? ;)
    fixed now:)

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  8. I'm a graphic designer. I can FEEL when something is out of place! hehe

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  9. That is lovely. Love the tweedy yarn and the slightly pointy hood. Well done for getting it done during the Ravelympics.

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