Sparkly Love Note ~ Click here to comment January 21, 2022 14:07 1 Comment
If you attended the Knit City Mini Knit Night 2021, or heard Tracie & Jodi, from the Grocery Girls, talking about the Sparkly Love Note designed by Tin Can Knits, I wore that night...you might be curious about the details!
I actually made three Sparkly Love Notes...one for myself, one for my favorite four-year old, and one for Meow Meow! Actually, Wyn was three (photo below) when I knit the sweater for her, but she still fits into it at four (photo above)!
For mine, I used two skeins/balls each of: Madelinetosh Merino Light + Mohair + gold/gold sequins. Because of the mohair and the color of the yarns (like a pale peachy-pink), the gold sequins tuck into the fibers and match the tone of the sweater; they're not glamorously obvious; they are subtle and sparkly! I love this piece, and the added sequins really gives it life! You can read my notes & mods on my Ravelry project page, HERE.
For Wyn's and Meow Meow's sweater, I used a chunky blown alpaca single stranded + a silver/rainbow sequin. The biggest modification I made on Wyn's sweater was the back split neckline with button closure. I worked a few rows of rib and body before joining in the round. I did this to avoid any struggle of pulling it over her head. (I think Meow Meows is a mock button... hahaha). You can see my Ravelry project page, HERE.
All in all, I loved making these three Love Notes, and I am sure I will make more, especially with sequins!