Black and grey rugby

Well, we are in Stockholm and I made this rugby top for Mark literally at the last minute before we left – I actually thought I would be sewing the buttons on when we got here, but I managed to finish it 10 minutes before the car came to take us to the airport.

Here he is in the market – look at those flowers!

 

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A close up in front of a fruit stall – look at those berries!

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This is the second rugby I have made for Mark, from Stretch-n-Sew 1758. Once again I used two remnants from my stash and pieced them together – the stripe matching took forever! I used black rubber buttons on this one – they can’t be seen in the photos unfortunately, but they actually look pretty good.

I have no idea what this statue is, but it is stunningly beautiful.

DSC09082and here is another view showing my stripe matching; worth all that effort.

DSC09086This photo is less about the rugby top and more about the gorgeous building

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I could go on and on, but I won’t! One last photo – of me in front of yet another beautiful building. I am wearing my reversible jacket, a striped Burda gathered raglan top and jeans that I remade so that they vaguely fit me. And yes, it is pretty chilly here!

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The details:

Pattern Stretch-n-Sew 1758 from the 1980s, fabric is stashbusted from black and grey remnants bought at Knitwit. Black rubber buttons from my stash. Location is Stockholm, Sweden.

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6 thoughts on “Black and grey rugby

  1. I am impressed by your prolific sewing! That shirt looks like a winner, for sure! We will be in Stockholm in a few weeks, so will need to pack for cooler weather than I’m used to having. I’ve been working on lots of layering pieces for this cruise trip.

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    1. Thanks Sally. Yes, the wind is icy, but it might be warmer in a few more weeks. Layers work really well. I knitted a beanie on the flight and might be wearing it in the evenings – I had gloves and scarf on last night.

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  2. I am in awe, Sue! You are the queeen of the machine!
    Mark looks great in the fruits of your labour.

    Stockholm looks pretty good, too!

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