Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Where has July gone!

I have only just realised that July is more or less over with, where did it go? It would have been nice if we had had some sunshine, but it looks like August may pick up yeah! I have been super busy with new projects, trying to catch up on older projects and I have been away in my Dandy (more on that to follow). Has you all know I write patterns for Dexter's Rainbow who has a monthly yarn club. Well this month Tracey sent me 100g of beautiful super wash merino in a colour way called 'Rainbow Flash'. the wool is a very fine 4 ply with a little sparkle in it. I must admit I did struggle at first with a design but we had agreed on a summer wrap and that is all I had in my head, so I set about playing and I would start a design only to find I didn't like it, so after 3 maybe 4 attempts (and nearly sending it back) I came up with my 'Summer Rainbow Wrap' Now I have a called it a wrap but when I have been taking pictures and posing the wrap I discovered that it can actually be worn in various different ways which I am really happy with because I'm not much of a wrap kind a gal but I do like a scarf. It can also also be worn as a sarong on the beach. Here it is I hope you like it. The pattern is included in the August yarn club packs over at Dexter's Rainbow and shall be on sale in my Etsy shop from 1st September.

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