And Fred, finished fishing and finally home, did the photo shoot. No more self portraits.
Zambezi by Fleece Artist. One 125 gram skein of which I have 68 grams remaining. Maybe "Sis' will get a vest too.
Whisper by Linda Benne, heavily modified. The sides are knit horizontal and the back vertically.
Cast on 85 stitches on each piece. Knit for a total of 20 inches on each piece. Shaped armholes on each piece.
Knit on the LK 150 at stitch dial 4 and tension Dial 5. This gave a gauge of
Not really fond of the wide, loose, lower back that tends to ride up on these 'waterfall' garments, I ended with an inch of 2x2 ribbing, that seems to draw it in nicely.
An interesting thing happened on the way to completion. Some knitters talk about hand-dyed yarns pooling. But am I the first to have a hand-dyed yarn mark the spot with an 'X'?
A very light-weight, colourful, trendy piece. I think it will get lots of wear come next fall.