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Responsibly Handmade Fashion by Jean Chung

summer

It's melting outside

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It's officially summer alright. image

DH and I are visiting friends in Pasadena today and Google Weather has a heat wave warning this weekend.

At least it's not this bad in Irvine. ...

And we were able to cool off a bit at this awesome coffee shop in Pasadena. .

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So not to waste any time in the car, this is what I'm doing.

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The yarn is this workhorse yarn from south korea. I met the manufacturer at TNNA and got few samples. It's low twist and contains 5% acrylic so not the type of yarn I usually work with but this would make great baby gifts-! (95% wool). And of course, HiyaHiya interchangeable needles.  They are my newest love.

Sexy Back!

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Many things have happened since the last time I wrote. First of all, I'm sending prayers to those people who are affected by the explosions in Boston yesterday. I heard about the one at the marathon as I was leaving work, and although I am thousands of miles away from Boston, there was definitely heightened security at the metro and train stations on the way back home. 

 

Now bringing it back to knitting..

My new design, Beverly Tee, was published in the newest Knitscene Summer 2013 issue!

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It features a plunging back and peplum waist hem, and would be perfect over a bikini top/bralette/bandeau this summer. The yarn is Berroco Weekend but I'm hearing Berroco discontinued this color. I'm thinking about knitting my own in "Reddy" for the sexy Hollywood glam. After all, the name I had in my mind for this project was "Marilyn."

 

Order and see the rest of the issue here!