Monday, 2 March 2009


I heard about Vest-uary on the Stash and Burn podcast. It's basically a knitalong to make vests in the month of February :) Not much more needs to be said than that!

Of course, I needed yet another thing to join :) so I signed up on the ravelry board. I made the Back To School U Neck Vest by Stephanie Japel from Fitted Knits.

This pattern has been in my queue since I got the book, about a year ago now! I've had the yarn I want to use for it as well in my stash for ages, but just never got round to making it. So, listening to Nicole and Jenny talk about vests and Vest-uary, I realised I could use this as an impetus to actually make it.

It's Grousemoor Aran yarn. I bought a 400g ball off ebay months ago, and it's just been sitting in my stash waiting to be made into this vest :( Poor yarn! But now it's done, and I'm very pleased with how it came out.

Back-to-School U-Neck Vest
Back-to-School U-Neck Vest
Back-to-School U-Neck Vest

I love the colours of the yarn! I didn't even notice that there was some purple in there till I started knitting it! :D

I really liked participating in Vest-uary. It's given me a new appreciation of vests, and my immediate queue is now full of vests and camis. I'm looking forward to next February when the next one is!

1 comment:

Zu said...

You look great in that vest! Good job! ;-)