me & Stella or is it Stella & I...

Project complete and I'm in love. Feather light fibers from Habu textiles ,linen tape and tsumugi silk ,worked together into a perfect summer sweater . I used Nora's pattern design Stella... I shortened the length of the sleeves to elbow length without the turn up cuff;and am pleased with it this way... The camera has picked up on a slight variance of color in the linen tape...in the photo it looks drastic,but in fact it is very subtle and at first I had not noticed.When I did I went into a little panic attack,but after seeing the sweater put together,I realized it was not as profound as I first thought.I have since changed the button,actually a couple of times.I had originally chosen this button, but I felt the sweater needed something larger . I looked through my stash and tried out the stone button on the first picture. It really was too heavy and overpowering for this sweater... In the end I went with this lightweight wooden button,hand made,with the same subtle shades as the sweater.I felt it a better choice.Wood,linen & silk seemed perfect bedfellows...what do you think? This will be coming to the beach...and I just may wear it all fall and winter...

Comments

kim said…
Ah, it is beautiful! And it looks so lovely on, which is even more important! I think you made the perfect button choice. Well done!
Anonymous said…
It really is lovely - I can just imagine how good it feels to put on. I love the button you chose - it's perfect.
Michele
bizzy mommy said…
I think it's fabtastic! And either way (Stella & me or Stella & I ) you are great together! Excellent work!
Very couture! It's a winning piece and I love the wooden button as a finishing touch. You are going to enjoy wearing this on your vacation and all the time.

I think it's "me" but don't rely on my grammer.
Tola said…
"Stella and I are going to the beach with John." "John is picking up Stella and me on his way to the beach." Either way you do it, it looks lovely!
Philigry said…
this is brillant! I just love it! I think i will add it to my list!
jillian said…
Wow - this is incredible! Ethereal!
Nora said…
Beautiful - I love your mods. Enjoy!
zebraknits said…
Ah, the Habu jacket is lovely.
I think Stella will be taken to lots of places, she just looks so fantastic. What a fabulous knit and great choice with the button T.
oh, i love it! it really is perfect. i have been wanting to make one for a while. i will. one day!
beautiful work.
nicole said…
The button and the sweater are both perfect together. Looks great on you. Congratulations!
Twisted Knitter said…
It's gorgeous, T! I love the way the colors play together too -- and it looks great ON you.
Firefly Nights said…
Stopped to visit after reading about you on Claudia and Mr. Puffy's blog. Stella is stunning. I love it. Could you give me an idea of approximately what size this knits up to if one follows the instructions as they are currently written in the pattern?

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