general adventures in craftiness

Sunday, December 20, 2009

And the Winner Is

I finally got the three zippers I ordered last weekend and I decided on using the aluminum zipper. I did try to machine sew the zipper in, but it stretched out the knit placket too much, so I had to rip it out and sew it in by hand. I also sewed in some snaps to hold the placket down. I made the smallest size, but it's still roomy enough to add a couple of layers underneath. The Schulana Merino was a bit aplitty to knit with at times, but the finished fabric is dense and very soft. I'm really happy with how this jacket turned out!

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Blogger Carolyn said...

super cute, as usual!!

7:20 AM

OpenID domesticshorthair said...

That looks really good; very evenly knit.

8:43 AM


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