Subversive Femme

FO: Lavenda Jumper, from A Stitch in Time Volume 2

Or as I like to call it, my Strawberry Pips Jumper because the bobbles look like strawberry seeds.

Yarn: Merino Bambino, 7.8 balls.
Time: 6 weeks.

I can’t wait for winter (or even autumn) to wear this number out – I might even take it to the USA as Chicago is going to be pretty cold I hear.

The sleeves are more puffed than in the pattern photo – but I like puff so that was fine by me. It was a pretty easy knit too. The yarn is a baby wool, and its such an intense red that my camera kept blurring the photos – these were the only ones that came out ok. Very bizarre.

Mods: The only real mods I made were to knit the sleeve and waist ribbing on 3mm needles so they didnt look so tight.

Anchor Brooch, self made.
The pattern is very straightforward, the style is flattering and its cute to boot.
I think this is my favourite thing that i’ve knitted to date!

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  • Reply
    Lenora Jane
    January 29, 2012 at 11:58 pm

    I love it!

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    Camelia Crinoline
    January 30, 2012 at 12:34 am

    It looks fabulous. I love the colour and the little boobles.

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    Moxie Tonic
    January 30, 2012 at 12:51 am

    Ooooh! That texture is wonderful, and I love the colour on you!!
    When will you be in Chicago (on the way to Viva?)?! I'm practically next door!

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    Bex
    January 30, 2012 at 2:25 am

    Hey Moxie – i'm in Chi-town from 18-24 April (after VLV), did you want to do an International Catch-Up? :). Are you doing VLV this year? x

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    garofit
    January 30, 2012 at 7:54 am

    Great stuff, I always enjoy looking at your knits, you are very skilled.

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    Little Miss B
    January 30, 2012 at 9:42 am

    This knit looks fab in that color, it really suits you too. I may have to give that one a go.

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    Jen (pieKnits)
    January 30, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    Gah I love this! Personally I think yours looks better than the one in the book! Fantastic color too.

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    Andi B. Goode
    January 31, 2012 at 12:54 am

    Oh wow. This looks great! I love the colour.
    -Andi x

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    Knitting-twitter
    February 1, 2012 at 9:58 pm

    it looks really great..
    ciao ciao from Switzerland, Christa

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    Tasha
    February 22, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    I know I favorited this on Ravelry when you finished it but I'm trying to catch up on some blogging– I love this sweater soooo! It's absolutely perfect in that red. Looks just gorgeous on you. The pattern is high on my list to knit!

    You're going to be in Chicago…!! Now you must email me so we can meet. šŸ™‚

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