Friday, May 25, 2012

Crochet Zig Zag Skirt

 This week the weather has taken a turn for the better and it seemed appropriate to start a more Summery project. So I dug out the pattern for the Zig Zag Skirt by Mari Lynn Patrick from an old copy of Interweave Crochet and some Patons 100% Cotton 4ply. I am sticking with the colour scheme of the original skirt as I particularly like it. I am not sure why this pattern is written to be crocheted flat and then seamed at  the sides.  It would surely make sense to work it in the round - as have several crocheters on Ravelry. For some reason I decided to just go with the pattern and have now done so much that I couldn't bear to frog it and start again. Although I think the design is very effective and striking, it is really boring to crochet. Two panels of rippled stripes with decreases in the ripple pattern every few rows for the shaping. I am hoping that I can manage to finish this project before it becomes so boring that I abandon it and start something more interesting.
 
Another little Deer Hat is on the needles - baby size! This one is to a baby of about 6 months, so it will be perfect for wear this coming Winter. These hats are always a joy to make as they are just so darn cute - Tiny Owl Knits patterns are pure genius.  Every baby should have one!
 
Alfie has had a haircut which should make him more comfortable in this heat. Just back from the Pet Emporium, he is looking unusually tidy, sleek and handsome...

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