Still Crazy for Chevrons!
Here we are, exactly a year from the infamous Missoni at Target stores (in the U.S.) launch; the tipping point for what has continued to be a collective, crazed enthusiasm for chevron print. It’s a bandwagon that I happily jumped onto with both feet — I even designed a Sheep(ish) baby blanket that was featured on Apartment Therapy on that same, fateful day. Then, because I tend to get graphic obsessed, I also churned out vase cozies for Craftzine.com and a Christmas Stocking for About.com using zig-zag motifs.
As if that weren’t enough, I gleefully ride on a bike and work amongst craft closets in my office that have been be-chevroned. I may have a problem.
Are you feeling it? Well ok, then grab your needles and hooks, order some yarn, and nab one of the great patterns I’ve listed below to make one of your own, on-trend pieces! I personally recommend the Rickrack pullover. I love this design so much, that in the mythical world where I get recreational knitting time, I’ll make one for my own daughter. Since it’s made with Softee Chunky (which BTW is on sale right now, if you use the code: SOFTEECHUNKY at checkout) though, it’ll work up lickety-split. You know, I think I might just make time for this one! How about you; are you in?
1. Rick Rack Paddywack Blanket (Get the yarn to make it here)