Grey ... vest?

I’ve been wanting to make something using a pineapple pattern and I’ve been wanting to make a spring sweater (or something) that covers my hips…. and I needed to make something “grey” for the Awards… so

since it’s hard to find a pattern for “my” size, I decided to just make it up as I went along.
I estimated the number of stitches I would need, based on the pineapple diagram that I found and the required diameter.
I created a centre “base” section that would divide the bodice from the bottom pattern; I then did the pineapple section … I had the stitches “almost right” but adding a little side panel, for a few stitches it all worked out well.
Next I started working upwards for the bodice, making some increases in the front and leaving the back “as is”.
By holding it up as I went, I estimated arm holes, neckline etc.

It’s not bad… I could have made the arm hole area smaller, but it works. Not bad for not knowing what the heck I was doing.

(oh and sorry about the quality of the photo but we didn’t have electricity this morning so the room was fairly dark)

Yarns: red heart comfort

Tags: pineapple top

Debbie (life & crocheting have a lot in common: it's all about one stitch at a time.)


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MandaPanda ...

WELL DONE! I’m so proud of you!!

Debbie Pribele ...

thanks, MandaPanda :)

mobilecrafts ...


Nicole ...

Love it!

Debbie Pribele ...

aw thanks everyone :)

flamingfountain1 ...

I think it looks great! Good work Debbie. That’s my way of doing things! :-)

Debbie Pribele ...

Thanks :)

Debbie Pribele ...

thank-you :D :D :D

MamaLou60 ...

That’s beautiful!

Debbie Pribele ...

thanks :)

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