New Dawn: Lacy crochet top in Deckster Blue

Here’s a project I finished weeks ago (but was waiting to be blocked): the New Dawn jumper from Inside Crochet issue 51. For once I used the yarn the pattern called for, Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK, although I used Deckster Blue instead of the Tangy orange colour in the magazine.

Crochet jumper 1

Crochet jumper 2

It’s taken a while for me to post pictures because it needed some fairly serious blocking to open up the stitches and add a few inches so it wasn’t skin tight!  Continue reading