Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Dragon update.. need input!

I've just updated my pattern info on my blog. I am butchering 2 patterns to get the result I want, but that leave a couple of design decisions for me.

1) should my dragon's spots be intarsia or applique
2)button or zipper? one pattern is buttoned, 1 is zipped. the zipped one also has a drawstring, but THAT isnt' going on my kid.. or any kid I like enough to knit/crochet for (which is pretty much any kid...)

so PLEASE leave me a comment here or there and let me know what you think... or if anyone has a better idea....

links:
basic sweater: http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/kts-816AD.html
embelishments: http://marniemaclean.com/patterns/Dragon/index.html
my blog: http://www.herself75.blogspot.com

tia

4 Comments:

Blogger Sandie said...

Tia, I'd go for the buttons and make your dragon spots in applique to match.

9:55 AM  
Blogger Kimberly said...

I'll second using buttons and doing the spots via applique!

And I must say that the dragon sweater is an adorable idea!! Can not wait to see the final product.......have the Olympics started YET????

11:43 AM  
Blogger Jen said...

The dragon is just very, very cute! Buttons seem more handmade to me and therefore more special. Somehow a zipper on a handmade garment feels funny to me.

11:58 AM  
Blogger Sandie said...

Aha-ha-ha ... thanks in advance, right? I called you Tia. Sorry 'bout that.

4:14 PM  

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