I have finished the Crochet Wrap Jacket from Burda WOF May 2007!
I have started this two months ago, when my sewing machines were packed in boxes as we were moving. I did crochet the blue top in the meanwhile and started to work on the red dress.
This is the first crochet pattern with motif schemas I have ever attempted and it took me a few hours to understand the instructions. I have crochet before simple stitches, but this time I crochet, unwrapped and started over a few times before I finally got it.
I have chosen Katia Jet ribbon yarn for this and have to say it was NOT a good choice at all. I would never use that yarn for crochet again, I think knitting would be a much better choice for it.
The whole jacket eat up 13 balls of 50g of Katia Jet so it is heavy.
This yarn has a very matte look and something shinier and with some drape would be better.
At first I used a plastic crochet hook size F, that I manage to break after a while 🙂 lol. wrapped some tape to keep it together until I found another hook 🙂
I realize now that the instructions for this were in fact very detailed and easy to follow in the end.
One morning this week I thought of wearing this to the office, hesitated and decided that it is better suited for more special occasions and too sophisticated for work.
Keep looking, I’ll have Marius take a picture of me.