Monday, April 21, 2014

Grey.

There's an extremely elegant knitter on Ravelry who has the most lovely white hair and knits a lot in grey.  It looks fabulous.  For many years, I never even considered wearing that "colour" (if it really is one).  But recently I've taken to it.

I have made two grey suits - the Akris knock off from the summer of 2011 and my most recent tailored creation.  I'm enjoying both of them quite a lot.














And now The Sewing Lawyer has made another pair of comfy but hopefully not unattractive stretch pants in ... grey.

They are the same as the black ones.  Which I wear all the time.

So far I have had them on three days in a row, including for two very serious meals.  They remained very comfortable throughout.

And, in knitting news, I'm working on a grey top!  It's the Windswept Pullover.  I will keep knitting until my yarn runs out. I only have 300g of my yarn, which is 70% baby Llama and 30% Italian mulberry silk. (Yum!) I'm going to block it so the lace panels along the neck line lie straight.

Stay tuned to find out if it will have short or 3/4 length sleeves.  Ravelry notes are here.


7 comments:

  1. I love gray - yoru grays are goegeous!

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  2. I heart grey. I have to stop buying grey fabric because my entire wardrobe would be grey!!!

    Love all of it. That sweater is looking pretty good!

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  3. Grey is my neutral for my work wardrobe. More flattering than black. Love your two suits.

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  4. These are great pieces and like Vicki I love grey for a neutral in my wardrobe. It works really well with brights like lavender and red! Your pieces are fabulous!

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  5. Curious - do you find the waistband stays in place or does it roll down? I love these pants! Good for you for discovering them under the flowing top.

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    1. The waistband behaves nicely. I recommend this pattern!

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  6. I like the sleeves on the jacket on the top left, looks 1800's yet modern (sometimes a hard thing to balance, but it's been done well).

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