Quick and Cheerful – Krissy is rewarded for coming to Yorkshire with me

18 Nov

Bonjour, mes amies

Je suis en Angleterre!

I am in the Yorkshire Dales in a pub trying to connect with wifi to an IPad, fresh from exploring a cave in amongst all the limestone here. I came down on Friday and go home tomorrow. Apologies for the brief post and simple photo. Borrowed technology and time are against me …

Krissy is wearing a very cute and simple frock from a pattern by Odile of Passion Poupees. I have nearly finished another one for Katie and if I manage a third for Kara I will post a pic of them all together later.

I used Drops Fabel shade 330p (purples) and went for a crochet hook size 3 mm.  Odile recommends size 2.5 mm, but I crochet too tightly for that.  It has worked out beautifully, although I did slightly fewer increases to make it less wide and I added one extra row to make it the right length.

Such a cute dress from a gorgeous pattern with a lovely edging detail at the neck and hem.  I love it!

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8 Responses to “Quick and Cheerful – Krissy is rewarded for coming to Yorkshire with me”

  1. Nelle November 18, 2012 at 8:21 am #

    Oh !!! très jolie robe !!! J’aime beaucoup la laine !! Bon séjour en Angleterre !!

  2. nathalie November 18, 2012 at 8:37 am #

    c’est très joli ! j’aime beaucoup les couleurs !
    bravo et bon dimanche !

  3. Odile November 18, 2012 at 9:18 am #

    Very nice in Fabel, thank you for this
    Je travaille lache au crochet, si tu travailles serré il faut effectivement utiliser un crochet plus gros
    Have a nice day

  4. Laurence November 18, 2012 at 10:30 am #

    Très jolie petite robe pour krissy, bravo !!!
    Bon dimanche, bisous

  5. véro November 18, 2012 at 1:56 pm #

    I am like you I Crochette tighter Odile
    this dress is very pretty
    kisses

  6. Line November 18, 2012 at 3:57 pm #

    Krissy is lovely dressed in such a nice dress. Each time I see her I feel like adopting one myself.

  7. Martine November 18, 2012 at 5:06 pm #

    Encore un joli modèle d’Odile que tu as superbement réalisé. Bravo à toi et bon séjour en Angleterre. Bises, Martine

  8. Margotte November 18, 2012 at 5:11 pm #

    Magnifique petite robe, bravo !

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