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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

thinking about crochet and spring

It's not quite warm in Chicago yet, but that hasn't stopped me from dreaming about warm-weather clothes. I've been thinking about making a flowy spring top with a crochet yolk. With the magic of Ravelry, I found this: 


The pattern is Floral Motif Yolk Top from Crochet Adorned. How cute would that top be with a rustic leather belt?

The neckline is a bit square for me, though, and I don't like the thick straps. So I turned to ModCloth for some research/inspiration. 


I love the collar shape on this one.


A lacy racer back! A racy lacer back! 

But this:


This one is my favorite. I love the combination of the warm rose print with the cream-colored lace. I think I could use circular motifs laid out in a nice pleasing half-moon shape and then add a scalloped edging. I'm not going for a super lacy look, so I think it will work out!

5 comments :

  1. What a lovely idea! That would be perfect for summer!

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  2. I love all these dresses! What a crafty lady you are making one of your own! I can't wait to see the finish product, good luck!

    xo, Strawberry Moth

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  3. I think this is such a cute idea!

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  4. Warmer weather always puts crochet on my mind. I really like the last top. I'm excited to see your own version!

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  5. oooh love these!! And yes, perfect for STW!

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