So, I decided to have a go at embroidering my soakers to zhuzz them up a little. Here is my first attempt, on a soaker knitted in Treliske organic merino (yummmm!). I played around with duplicate stitch, chain stitch and lazy daizies – my first ever embroidery experiment. It was also the first time I made an i-cord. ugh. not my favourite thing.
back view (its supposed to be a butterfly. yes really.)
I wasn’t entirely happy and wanted to improve on that effort, so I did another flowery girly sort of soaker, this time for a friend of E. This was actually my first try at circular knitting, using the Punk Knitters pattern. After that I never bothered making a soaker on flats again, I love circulars!: