Ta-dah! Flaming Peacock Capelet

I'm having no end of problems with my photo host and leave for the train soon, so it is a very rough Finished Object post from me today:

After deciding to 'ditch' a load of my unfinished objects earlier this week, it seemed fortuitous that Spectra was almost the perfect shape for a capelet. A few rows, two buttons and a crochet edging later and it was finished in no time.  It doesn't look like much in this picture but Little Miss looks adorable in it - it comes to her elbows and has just enough 'swing' when she twirls around. I'll have to get a modelled picture onto the project notes when I update them properly.

PATTERN: based on Spectra by Stephen West
YARNS: EasyKnits Superwash merino/silk in 'Flamingo' 
and Noro Silk Garden Sock (colourway ??)

I'm linking in with Tami's Amis today although I won't be able to visit the other links until after my weekend away with my two oldest friends *squee* - it's been at 8 years and 4 kids since our last weekend away together! Hope you all have a great one... I'm pretty sure I will!!! 

13 comments

  1. It looks amazing. I'm knitting this project at the moment. I LOVE the way the colours transition. I'm being selfish with mine though and keeping it as a scarf!

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  2. Hi Sarah, I love all your projects this week,you've given me lots of ideas. I've bought let's knit because that bunny is so cute and Windward looks great. Hope you have a fantastic weekend. Michelle xx

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  3. Lovely, I love the colour sections, it's like a grapefruit.

    Hope you have a lovely time with your mates with lots of giggles.

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  4. Love the colors! Nice job.

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  5. You are sooo clever! Have a blast this weekend.

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  6. Your capelet is so bright and cheerful!! No wonder your daughter loves it!!

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  7. Such a pretty, happy spectrum of color that capelet is.

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  8. That is beautiful! Good idea to make a capelet instead of a full scarf.

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  9. It is finished! I love the colours and I can't wait to see little miss posing in it.

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  10. Ooooh, pretty colors! Great job on the modification.
    Have fun with your friends!

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  11. It looks wonderful! The colors are so vibrant and fun.

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