Tangerine in Snow

Added Feb 5, 2012

by bussey

***, Italy

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Of course as tangerine is 2012 colour I could not help with new fashionable accessories…
No. I am not a tangerine person. A pale carrot one, maybe…
As you see, almost ordinary circle scarfes from old good-quality jumpers. The tangerine one was a man XL, so I can wrap twice, the pale blue one was a woman S, so I doubled it in grey to make it warmer also as an hood.
To justify my posting of such simple things, a tip: when you cut the lower part of a jumper to make your scarf, you can hard “wrong” wash the rest of it to get it felted and get obviously-perfectly-matching-felt for your embellishment. Just cut shapes and hand-stitch and you’ll have an interesting 3D effect.
And I still have felted sleeves for gloves…
As you see we have had a lot of snow (a lot for my country, at least) and local authorities made schools close. So, a “surprise” long week-end to sew, and make warm things!

Material Notes

Second-hand cachemire mix jumper, old mom’s angora knit, old hubby grey cardigan (ready for the bin)

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Accessories
Style
Casual
Material
Cashmere, Blends, Wool

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    Feb 6, 2012, 02.08 AMby poppykettle

    It looks so COSY! I love them both :)

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      Feb 6, 2012, 01.26 PMby bussey

      Thanks!

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    Feb 6, 2012, 01.14 AMby schnui

    Tangerine looks perfect on you. I hope you can stay warm in the cold weather you are having.

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      Feb 6, 2012, 01.26 PMby bussey

      I badly need warm things…weather forecasts are not encouraging…brr!

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    Feb 5, 2012, 05.15 PMby irmchen

    Love your accessories! :-) Nice pics also! You look like a woman who consistently turns her ideas into reality.

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      Feb 5, 2012, 08.01 PMby bussey

      oh no, Immi! Now my mini-holiday has gone, I am afraid my gloves shall linger in the realm of ideas for a loong time…

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