Spring has sprung.

Everywhere I look there are signs that Spring has sprung, unfortunately I don’t seem to have taken any spring like photo’s yet this year. But that might be because until very recently I have had my head down and been focusing on this.

Which I have finally finished and managed to sew the buttons on today, which Noelle helped me to choose from our LYS.

It is Audrey in Unst by Gudrun Johnston and I have knitted it in Rowan Purelife Organic Wool which I bought from House of Frazer in Solihull for a ridiculously cheap price. (I have also bought rather alot of the other colours too! – well when a yarn keeps on getting reduced, eventually settling on a 80 per cent reduction, what is a girl to do?!) And yes, I did tell my knitting pals that the reductions were grand at H 0f F this year and there was much whispering of just how good they were.

I have lengthened this pattern by two inches and I think I could have added a couple more inches. It will look nice with a skirt though. It has had a light steaming and really needs to settle into a nice lukewarm bath and then I can stretch it out a little as it is a bit snug. I think I was hoping that I would have shrunk more by this point, but hey ho, that is life.

I slightly altered the lace pattern so that it was wider than the original, to suit the wider person that will be wearing it.

I am pleased, of course now it is finished, it is much too warm to wear it. But that is okay too.

5 thoughts on “Spring has sprung.

  1. Gill says:

    It was lovely to meet you at the NEC today and even better to see your exquisite knitting – wow, sure puts mine to shame! Thanks for the blog comment too – I'm pleased I've found yours!I suspect you're going to have chance to wear your cardigan sooner rather than later, if the weatherman is correct.

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  2. amelia says:

    Lovely cardi and the colour is very springlike!!Wear it instead of a jacket sometimes!I have made myself a couple of sweaters lately and I really don't know why because I'm always too hot to wear them! šŸ™‚

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