Finished: Wharf ‘n’ Weave by Ilga Leja

Update: hey, I have better pics now that I have my photographer on the job….

Wharf 'n' Weave
Wharf 'n' Weave

Now that it is on, I am even happier with it!

Wharf 'n' Weave...another fabulous Ilga Leja pattern
Wharf 'n' Weave...another fabulous Ilga Leja pattern

As you can see, I’ve gone for a colour scheme not so different from that first envisioned by the designer herself:

Wharf and Weave by Ilga Leja
Wharf and Weave by Ilga Leja

You can get it as a download here and also as a hard copy here.

My pictures scarcely do justice to the original vision, but still, I am SO pleased with this.

Wharf and Weave in Jo Sharp Soho Cotton and Jaeger Sienna
Wharf and Weave in Jo Sharp Soho Cotton and Jaeger Sienna

NB: I can’t take credit for this, it was the work of wonder knitter Jan Jonas.

Front view
Front view

It is knitted in Jo Sharp Soho Cotton.

Closeup of detail
Closeup of detail

Possible disaster: the Sienna cotton ran a little, but maybe must meaning the oyster has just a teensy pink tinge to it.

Even the inside looks neat....
Even the inside looks neat....

Jan reports no problems with this pattern and said it was easy to pick up mistakes once you were into the swing of it.

ilga-leja-wharf-and-weave-2

I am now thinking of a winter one in totally different colours. We’ll see….

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