Kyuu Mariniere

Added May 1, 2012

by red-lia

Kiryat Bialik, I...

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Description

I’m always cold. Even in the summer, when A/C is on everywhere.
So I need cover-ups to wear to work, that can be easily taken off when I step outside into the heat.
This top is so versatile: it is knit top-down (so no seams at the sides), and has a draw-string that goes through the front panels and across the neck, allowing it to be tied as a common wrap, gathered and tied at the front, or even behind the neck.
A perfect little summer cardi to wear in the office, or on the beach in the spring wind.
I’m especially proud of the beautiful folded hems (that I stitched by hand) – they make it look pretty on the inside as well!

Material Notes

Yarn: 100% microfiber (“Adeline” by Vitalgo).
2 meters drawstring.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Cardigan
Style
Beach, Casual, Classic
Material
Other

Credits

My project page on Ravelry with more details
Kyuu pattern by Kirsten Johnstone

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    May 10, 2012, 06.13 PMby ifkagljifka

    i love this little thingy!and what a great job you did here!hat down!
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      May 11, 2012, 02.05 PMby red-lia

      Thank you, you are so sweet!

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    May 9, 2012, 07.36 PMby Vanessa Leigh

    Clever design!

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      May 10, 2012, 06.14 AMby red-lia

      Thank you!
      All the credit for the design should go to the designer (Kirsten Johnstone).
      See the second link under “credits”…

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    May 4, 2012, 06.11 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    I’ve seen something similar to this online but not where it could stretch back out to it’s full length, great idea! :)

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    May 1, 2012, 07.52 PMby mixtlii

    That is cute and original! Well done!

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      May 2, 2012, 05.09 AMby red-lia

      Thank you!

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    May 1, 2012, 07.38 PMby victors

    That’s an amazing cardigan! Love the options you have with it. I am also the one that shivers whilst everyone else is baking hot so I do love a good cardigan!!

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      May 2, 2012, 05.10 AMby red-lia

      Thanks! I’m all for multi-tasking clothing lately.

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    May 1, 2012, 07.30 PMby kstyled

    NO WAY !!!! I LOVE THIS !!! I love the versatility of this garment !!!!! Thank you for sharing it !

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      May 2, 2012, 05.10 AMby red-lia

      Thank you for you kind words!

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