Dark Walnut
October 9, 2018
October 25, 2018

Dark Walnut

Project info
Coat / Jacket
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm

The yarn is a gift from my daughter. She was visiting the island of Lewis and Harris and bought this handspun yarn from a woman on a road who was selling it by kilos. It is thick, rustic, and warm. The color is deep heathery brown with yellow and blue specs.
I spent quite a lot of time trying several patterns in this yarn without much success. Finally, I decided to go with my instincts and make something warm and rustic from it. My jacket was loosely based on a child pattern from an old Phildar magazine. I added pockets and changed many little details.
Surprisingly enough I got a very useful and well fitting garment.
Blogged here.

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October 9, 2018
October 25, 2018
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
  • Project created: October 25, 2018
  • Finished: October 25, 2018
  • Updated: December 18, 2018