|Inspiration sweater from a store window in Florence, Italy .|
Original sweater, purchased in Napier, New Zealand in an Op Shop
The Pattern using Garment Designer Pattern SoftwareSo, Susan developed a heart-shaped pattern in Garment Designer, and cut the pattern out of the original sweater, twice, once for the front and once for the back.
|Serging the raw edges|
Then, some of the original sweater was unraveled to obtain some yarn for crocheting around the edges.
|Unraveling the original garment to obtain some yarn for finishing|
|Crochet edging used to cover the served edges|
And now.. the almost finished garment. Susan still wants to add another row of crochet, possibly in a coordinating fancier yarn... to be decided.
|Almost finished piece!|
Close-up of Front
Back view, arc of heart overlapping arc of heart. Modeled by Teresa, one of Cochenille's staff.
So now fellow Cochenille users.. let's see what you can do!