Friday, February 24, 2012

But is it Mavis?

theblairgirls - View my 'mavis' set on Flickriver

It's Stitches West and I have but this morning to post and then I'm off to shop my cowl off.  Wait, I don't have a cowl. (I actually already did some early damage at the market pre-show last night, so today I'll be helping friends spend money they don't have.)  I just can't believe I'm saying this but it's too warm to wear Mavis at Stitches this year.  It's gorgeous out but I want to wear my sweater! 

I'm really glad I reworked it.  I wore it all day after the photo session.  It's comfy and I'm not pulling or adjusting it.  This is basically what I did:

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I reworked the body like the drop sleeve sweatshirt that I know fit the way I liked.  I opened up the collar as well and nix'd the cowl.  Then I reworked the sleeves to match. 

Although it has most of the elements of the original Mavis, somehow without the cowl I don't feel I can really call it Mavis anymore.

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Or can I?

Happy Fiber Arts Friday and FO Friday, join the party and leave a comment!

Thanks to Kelsey for modeling the cowl (knit separately) -- those are my daughter's lovely tresses.







5 comments:

Melissa said...

Enjoy the show!

WonderWhyGal said...

Love how it turned out!
Have fun at Stitches.

Kathleen said...

The colours and pattern on that sweater are too much fun, I love it!

Andria said...

Your sweater looks great! Have fun!

Kathryn Ray said...

I think the sweater looks great!! Cute pup too. ;-)

Enjoy Stitches.