The Yellow and Blue series
I have finished my modern triptych of shaggy crop tops. Here they all are in a little collection for your perusal! These are the first long-sleeved, fringed, shaggy and crocheted wearable anything I ever created. I found a couple of big spools of yellow and blue wool from the craft section of a Save the Children op shop, and there was enough material to crack out three of these beauties!
There’s a long sleeved supercrop, a waist-length bolero-style cardigan with ties and a fringed poncho that heavily utilises the granny square treble crochet concept to form the chest and sleeves. That one also has wings!
I have been making shags for nearly ten years, I started out with fairy-ring rugs and wall hangings. Go back in the way way back machine (…all the way back in 2011) and see how long I have been in love with reusing textiles.
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