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Project info
Swedish forestry
Crochet
Wålstedts textile arts competition 2016
Vest
Hooks & yarn
4.0 mm (G)
5.0 mm (H)
7.0 mm
Wålstedts Tvåändsstickningsgarn Nm 4,7/2
Notes

A vest made for the Wålstedts Textile Art Competition with the theme “handmade fashion to express the singularity of the self”. I am a forestlover and forestowner, I live my whole life in the middle of a big forest, and then also with bonsai as my hobby: I see only pines and spruces every day, so I had to make pines and spruces on my vest.

I used the z-twist yarn, because I had read it would be good for crochet. I found that it is actually the opposite… it twists more than normal yarn and become entangled quicker!

The winners of the competition are here: (OK, I didn’t win first price, but my name is a bit down, under the “Wålstedts price”!)

http://www.galleri-yamanashi.se/contest2016

And here:
http://www.walstedts.se/tavling/


2017.04.22. Today I have got it back! The vest, together with the other winning contributions, has been exhibited in Tokyo and Osaka, and has now found its way back to the north of Sweden…

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Finished
May 2 2016
August 8 2016
 
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Wålstedts
Sport
100% Wool
257 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: May 3, 2016
  • Finished: September 25, 2016
  • Updated: April 24, 2017
  • Progress updates: 3 updates