Tuesday, December 5, 2006

And yet another...

...small, quick project. While casting about for a suitable belt for my Hex coat, I came across a free pattern on the Berroco site for one crocheted from Berroco Suede. Serendipitously, Elann had some for only $4.98 per ball -- only one color, but it looked like it might work. The pattern called for only one skein, but since I thought I wanted the belt to be worn lower around the hips I went ahead and ordered two. That turned out to be a good decision, as I used almost all of both balls (the yarn is worked doubled). A dead simple pattern, and my only changes were to make it longer, and also making a button loop on one end. Turned out rather well I think, but sadly it won't work for the Hex. Looks like I'll just go ahead and make one out of the LiteLopi I knit the coat from instead.

2 comments:

Carol Ann said...

Karen,
Got to your site after reading your post on KBTH; had to tell you I just LOVE your dog......pls tell us more. I don't want to lose one of my 2 but I want my next dog to look exactly like Monty.....soooo
sweet.
Carol Ann

Karen said...

Yes, he's a cutie -- he's a Cavalier King Charles spaniel. It's a marvelous, affectionate, fun-loving, people-loving breed, but they are subject to a couple of serious health problems -- mitral valve disease to name one. I heartily recommend the breed, but only to those who are aware of, and have the resources to cope with, their health issues.