Knit the Look is hard in the summer, but we’re all ready to dream about “transitional looks” right about now, am I right? I love the simplicity of this outfit on Vasilisa Pavlova: a beautifully proportioned waffle-stitch sweater in ivory paired with a black mini. (For me, that would be shorts.) Tahki Stacy Charles has a free pattern that’s a good starting point here, the Biella Pullover. To make it look like Vasilisa’s, knit a size with 6 or 8 inches of positive ease. For the body, start with 6 or 7 inches of ribbing, then skip the waist shaping and knit another 7 or 8 inches in the waffle pattern (depending on how long you want the body of your sweater to be — the slightly short length is key here). Same thing for the sleeves — knit a nice long ribbed cuff before starting in on the waffle work. Wear with everything you own.
For the rest of the outfit, see Vanessa’s original post.
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Street style photo © Vanessa Jackman; used with permission
Love this version! Love your blog!
What would be a good yarn to use? Maybe the Balance you are using now.
Now that I’ve seen this post I can’t stop thinking about this sweater! Gah! Came across this pattern on Ravelry and thought it might also be a good starting point for the waffle texture: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/quick-sweater
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