七宝 Shippo Tsunagi top

I found the inspiration for this top in a traditional Japanese sashiko pattern. Sashiko means «small stabs», and is an embroidery technique originally used for reinforcement of garments in areas of rough use. The particular pattern I used as basis for the lace and cable pattern in the top, is called 七宝, pronounced Shippo Tsunagi, …

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Marrakech meets Lerwick

I found the inspiration for this set in Morrocan ceramic tiles. But the yarn and the way to do the decreases on the yoke on the cardigan are Scottish, hence the name. The patterns for the cardigan and hat are available on Ravelry (mittens are coming soon): https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/23-marrakech-cardigan https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/24-marrakech-hat