I know that making a ton of granny squares and seaming them together seems terribly fussy, but it actually wasn't as time-consuming as you would think! I totally could have made this top in less than a month I hadn't taken so many breaks to work on other projects - what can I say, I'm easily distracted!
The only modification I did was to create the belt using these instructions for a Foundation Single Crochet:
I think this turned out pretty darn well for my first-ever crocheted sweater! I'm also happy to report that Valley Yarns' Charlemont sock yarn is awesome to crochet with - plus, it's an affordable option: I made this entire project for less than $38!
Thirty-OneIf you're just joining me, I am hosting a Virtual Thirty-One Party for the next two weeks (click here for all the details) andI have two product picks to share today: the first is a fun little extra to keep your stitch markers, darning needles and other notions safe in your knitting bag! The Icon Coin Purse comes in three fun shapes: frog, chick and camera.
My second pick for today is an adorable new print ("Sweet Tweets") in one of my favorite products, the Mini Utility Bin. Click here to see the bins in action in my very own craft room!