Oh now here’s an idea…

Okay, so–that Prada knit.

And this knit purse from & Other Stories (as seen in this gift guide).

Those two things would go well together, wouldn’t they?

I know I said that Eddie’s Prada sweater is not my kind of thing, but that stitch pattern really is a slow burn. No wonder Farwell-Clay went to such lengths to figure it out!

Plus Prada has other colourways in the same stitch pattern.

Sorrynotsorry for chopping off Mr. Redmayne’s head. For once we are not focusing on the manflesh here. Eyes on the knitting, folks.

I don’t like orange/brown bits here, but the subtler blues and greens up around the collar bones are doing it for me. I must have something in my stash that I can use to whip up a little Prada-inspired knit purse.

And, on the subject of Prada

 

 

I’ll Have to Make This Someday: Bettine

I’ve been in a little bit of a garment sewing mood since returning from my trip. This means I’m doing a little sewing, and a lot of looking for inspiration online.

It’s not really the season for a light little dress like Bettine, but I am definitely going to make this someday. I have a very similar dress from Modcloth that I wear a lot, so I know it will work on my body. Having a homemade version (or two) would be fab.

There are many lovely examples of Bettines on Pinterest for inspiration. I particularly like the two versions made by this lady (found via the Curvy Sewing Collective).