20120330

Scaled Down

Divide Bravo Mini WiP

I rarely do any custom orders. This one is for a friend, so don't get any ideas that gridjunky is now stocking baby items, because that just aint gonna happen. My focus will always be menswear. For like… full grown men.

This is a scaled down version of Divide Bravo, adapted to hit a gauge of 8 stitches per inch. As you can see I've tripled this 100% cashmere thread weight to achieve that. What a fantastic fiber. The softness makes it the only choice for baby.

Divide Bravo Mini

The finished piece is 13.5 inches (34.3 cm) in circumference, and 8 inches (20.4 cm) in length. It's interesting to see how perfectly scaled down this version is, compared to the original. The yarn weight, and consequently the needle size make this happen, and it's pretty straight forward, but I can't help but see the possibilities.