watery blue Water's Edge

Does this look familiar?  I've knitted Water's Edge from Coastal Knits before and love it.  
I wear it all the time and it gets lots of notice and compliments. 
I loved knitting it and love wearing it, 
so cast on immediately for another one in the same yarn, 
this time in an ocean blue called Sapphire Blue.
Kidsilk Aura is a favorite yarn of mine.   Aura is lightweight but warm.  
The downside is there is a bit of an itch to it, even fine kid mohair can be a problem for sensitive skin.  But since this is a cardigan, I'll always have a tee underneath it.
I finished the cuffs and neck/front edging with a 3 stitch i-cord bind off.  
This finishing technique mimics the little pleat before the 
ruffled peplum and it makes for a beautiful finish. 
I have a tiny snap at the neck and it looks pretty open or snapped up.  
I love it!
I have a case of Coastal Knits startitis with 3 knits from that book going on simultaneously,
Wildflower Cardigan, Sand & Sea Shawlette and Bayside Pullover.
It's a great book in case you don't have it yet, I love all the patterns.

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7 comments:

  1. Wow that was quick! Don't ya just love Kidsilk Aura?

    That blue is very pretty on you!

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    1. That is a gorgeous blue!! I can see that I need to branch out from Vanna's Choice. lol

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  2. This looks so soft and cozy, and the color is just beautiful!

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  3. Really very beautiful. Color is so soft and It seems so good with you.. Congratulations...

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  4. Well, you and that cardigan are the reason I bought the book! Love your version of that cardigan - looks so much different than the one in the book!

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  5. My dear friend Kristen, I gave an award to you from the versatile blogger. Here you are http://becktovintage.blogspot.com/2012/02/i-won-2-awards.html
    I think I understand rules and make them correctly. Sorry for my poor english again:)))
    All best wishes...

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  6. I'm just now seeing this post, Kristin --- you look lovely in the new cardi!
    Just gorgeous.

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