Even though the picture makes the yarn look blue, this is purple. This is one of my original designs, The Knotty Cable Cardi (Ver. 2.0) After scrutinizing the original design, I thought I’d change the shape, instead of a “swing” with a loose fit and a bit of a flare at the waist, I refined the body shape and made it close-fitting, hugging the waist, BUT GUESS WHAT? I like the original design better!
Now don’t get me wrong, I’ll have plenty of designs that hug your curves and accentuate the positive, but this cardi looks better with a bit of movement around the middle, allowing the cables more freedom, and best done in a lighter color to emphasize the shadows of the cables.
So imagine how pleased I was when after choosing purple yarn and just completing my purple Knotty Cable Cardi to read this PURPLE HAZE...
Clothing designers are driven by trends, inspired by trade show trend reports and trend forecasts. This season’s trend report included forecasts of violets, purples, and