Month: September 2014

Drapey (2 of 2)

What is it about Tom Scott that captures my attention?  Whoever would think to take the traditional cardigan, flip it around, and call it fashionable?  Tom Scott!  AND, whoever would think to design a garment that is knitted from the bottom to the top, but is supposed to be worn sideways?  You would think that designing a sweater would be challenging enough, but Tom Scott clearly takes it to the next level.  Here, you can see what I mean.

Long awaited ‘Drapey’ (Part 1 of 2)

Finally and finished!  This has been on my mind since turning the page of that exquisite Vogue Knitting Magazine Issue, way back in the Spring of 2013.  Smitten with this Tom Scott beauty and Tom Scott’s designs, in general, I ordered the yarn immediately thinking that the yarn and my working it up was just around the corner.  Well, you’ve already heard the saga of the yarn purchase and it is now a year and a half later and I’m just now posting the finished garment.  As they say, better late than never. I do love this piece and glad I stuck to my guns in seeing it to fruition.  I tend to fall in love and commit to a project without reading the how-tos and where-fors FIRST to see if the project is actually feasible.  Rather, I tend to say to myself, “Whatever it takes…”.  So, the first thing I noticed when I actually decided to READ the directions is that the entire piece is knitted in the round.  UGH.  Most of you  probably love that however, …