I’ve always been fascinated by church and cathedral architecture, especially when colourful stained glass windows are involved. I love the big rose windows at Durham and York, so when I first got the Harry Potter inspired knitting book I was in awe of the Tracery Vest. One snag though – it’s colour work. And it was very intimidating for me to even attempt to have s go. However after making the Hearthstone Shawl with its Latvian braids and small colour work panel I felt brave enough to have a go at this vest.
I love the outcome. This is potentially the most technical knit I’ve done this year and I am so proud to have taken up the challenge it presented.Continue reading